The budget includes a 6% increase in funding, improvements to the systems for teacher evaluation, certification and preparation as well as providing new authority to improve failing schools.
A $1.5 billion Upstate New York Economic Revitalization Competition to help continue to restore economic opportunity to regions across Upstate New York.
Andrew M. Cuomo
Andrew M. Cuomo, re-elected the 56th Governor of New York State on November 4, 2014, has a lifelong commitment to public service and the proven leadership skills to make government work for the people of the state.
Passage of 2015-16 State BudgetAPRIL 1, 2015 | 11:30:00 EDT
This balanced budget holds spending growth under 2% for the fifth consecutive year and enacts policies that will create jobs, rebuild trust in state government, and transform our public schools in a way that will impact future generations of New York’s children.Learn More
STATE OF THE STATE
State Funding of Schools
We’re making a major investment in education, with a 6.1% increase in funding.
Broadband Access for Every New Yorker
This is the largest state investment in universal broadband deployment in history.
Upstate NY Economic Revitalization Initiative
The initiative will jumpstart the best regional approaches to economic development across Upstate New York.