School Vote 2013: Where does school tax money go

South Huntington Superintendent Dr. David Bennardo says about 5-10 percent of an average school budget goes to bus transportation. He says transportation, energy bills and instructional materials comprise about 25 percent of the budget. About 75 percent of a school budget goes to teachers and other staff, paying for salaries, benefits and soaring pension costs.

About 75 percent of the budget goes to teachers and staff.

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