The New York State Legislature has returned from their President’s week break and is moving forward in earnest with state budget negotiations. In addition to considering the tax benefits of the newly expanded 529 plans, lawmakers are also considering whether they can restore the “instructional time” standard in Mandated Services Reimbursement. If we don’t fight to restore this well-established standard, our schools will see a cut in their much needed reimbursement.
This link, Take Action for Catholic Schools, brings you to the action alert on our website. I strongly encourage you not only to personally follow-up on the action alert, but to also share this email and link far and wide throughout the Catholic school community. Together as diocesan staff, school principals, teachers, families and friends, our collective voice is considerable.
Thank you for doing your part!
James D. Cultrara
Director for Education
NYS Catholic Conference