The new state budget includes an increase of over $15 million in state education aid to local school districts.

The spending plan provides an overall increase of $1.1 billion..

According to Senator Joseph Griffo and Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi, the Utica School District will get an additional $6.9 million dollars and Rome will receive an extra $1.8 million.

Local school aid will be increased by the following amounts

 

Central Valley – $1,984,744;

Frankfort-Schuyler – $425,267;

Holland Patent – $642,936;

New Hartford – $306,522;

New York Mills – $172,455;

Oriskany – $307,918;

Rome – $1,816,604;

Sauquoit Valley – $482,904;

Sherrill – $615,323;

Utica – $6,999,471;

Westmoreland – $393,777; and

Whitesboro – $1,160,110.

 

The budget includes the restoration of more than $550 million in Gap Elimination Adjustment (GAP) funds.