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Legislators: Gap Elimination Adjustment short-changing Long Island’s school districts

When Gov. David Paterson put the Gap Elimination

When Gov. David Paterson put the Gap Elimination Adjustment in place during his tenure, it reduced school aid to districts dependent on their wealth. Since Long Island is considered wealthier than other areas of the state, some districts got hit harder in terms of funding. (January 27, 2014 6:54 PM)

State legislators from Long Island say they feel shortchanged by Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposed budget.

When Gov. David Paterson put the Gap Elimination Adjustment in place during his tenure, it reduced school aid to districts depending on their wealth. Since Long Island is considered wealthier than other areas of the state, some districts have been hit harder in terms of funding.  

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