’15-16 Budget Response

  Dr. Rick Timbs responds to the 2015-16 New York State budget. Dr. Timbs shares his thoughts.       CLICK HERE for response from SSFC Executive Director Dr. Rick Timbs....
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SENATE BUDGET RESOLUTION SELLS OUT SSFC’s CHILDREN

SENATE BUDGET RESOLUTION SELLS OUT SSFC’s CHILDREN Senate Proposal Chooses Big Bucks for NYC Pre-K at Expense of Meaningful GEA Cuts that are Killing Our Schools! Senate Also Sides with Charter Schools Over Public Education! Where are the Senators that Represent SSFC’s 420 School Districts? Yesterday the Senate released a...
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NEW YORK SCHOOLS STILL IN FISCAL PERIL

NY SCHOOLS STILL IN FISCAL PERIL On January 30, 2014, hundreds of parents, teachers, administrators, students and community members from 47 school districts in the Capital Region gathered at Colonie Central High School for “New York Schools STILL in Fiscal Peril: Our Kids Can’t Wait Another Year” to learn about...
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Fiscal Stress

SCHOOL DISTRICT FISCAL STRESS: In the Spotlight at The Rockefeller Institute   Dr. Rick Timbs joined leading public education policy leaders as a panelist and presenter at this important public forum in Albany. Listen to the full audio presentation and download the individual presentations made by panelists. Now available for you...
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Legislative Priorities

SSFC Legislative Agenda. We have 3 priorities this year.   Click below on the Legislative Priorities: SSFC Legislative Priorities...
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WIBX Radio in Utica

WIBX First News with Keeler in the Morning in Utica featured a forum on Common Core recently featuring Dr. Rick Timbs, Central Valley Superintendent Cosimo Tangora and Deputy Commissioner of Education, Ken Flentz.  Parents and teachers also phoned in.  Here’s the link to the story with audio....
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“A Death Penalty for Public Schools?”

Gov. Cuomo drew criticism recently when he suggested he would hang under-performing schools in Western New York. A hangman’s noose isn’t the answer, Governor. The answer is fair and equitable aid! Related articles: The Buffalo News, Sept. 11, Death Penalty for Schools Is the Wrong Approach Albany Times Union, Sept....
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Data From September 2013 Workshops

 IT’S HERE FOR YOU TO DOWNLOAD Here are the data featuring the latest significant state aid research to guide superintendents and boards; information to help your school district meet its fiscal challenges head-on for the future PLUS remedies and success strategies and ALL THE ESSENTIAL DATA YOU NEED!    ...
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You do not want to miss these workshops for SSFC members!

Sign Up Today for Our Third Annual SSFC Conferences – Now in 3 Locations!!! You do not want to miss these workshops for SSFC members, featuring the latest significant state aid research to guide superintendents and boards; information to help your school district meet its fiscal challenges head-on for the...
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SSFC IN MEDIA

SSFC appearing on Albany’s top public policy shows sending the message of equality in New York. Capitol Pressroom Radio April 8, 2014: click here to listen March 20, 2014: click here to listen January 30, 2014: click here to listen October 2, 2013:  click here to listen Sept. 6, 2013:  click here...
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