Education & Workforce Advocacy

Guiding Principle: We must ensure we have a well-funded and efficient education system from early childhood to post-college. We can invest now or pay a heavy economic price down the road.

2016 Agenda Items:

  • We support a crafted, targeted bond bill for higher education capital projects and workforce development.
  • We support additional funding for the state's neediest students and schools, but not at the expense of Upstate districts that have a severely limited ability to raise their own funding.
  • We support equitable state funding for higher education.
  • With $1.3 billion in new revenue expected for 2016-2017, we support increasing the base student cost.

 

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