Schools advocate for state aid changes, Times-Journal (Schoharie County), Jan. 14
Restore financial aid to school districts at 2009 funding, Albany Times-Union, Jan. 13
Cuomo’s address lacked plan for improving funding, Watertown Daily Times, Jan. 10
Ideas on education fail  to excite some, Utica Observer-Dispatch, Jan. 8
Utica schools: More financial woes, Utica Observer-Dispatch, Nov. 23
School finance guru: Take eduACTION, Finger Lakes Times, Nov. 20
Mandates further tax already struggling school districts, Utica Observer-Dispatch, Nov. 17
New York Takes a Chance, Nov. 7, Albany Times Union

Loss of state aid lamented at education forum, Oct. 23, Glens Falls Post-Star
Fair Funding? Are school districts being destroyed by NYS?, Oct. 10, Shawangunk
Middletown Times Herald-Record, Oct. 3, School heads: Fair funding by state needed
Hudson Valley YNN, Oct. 3, Fair funding for our schools rally
Albany Times Union (editorial), Sept. 26, New light on shady funds
Warwick Advertiser, Sept. 25, Warwick, other districts team up to save public education click here
Albany Times Union, Sept. 23, The deals after the spending deal click here
Albany Times Union (editorial), Sept. 26, New light on shady funds click here
Post Star, Sep. 21, School officials say reserve funds will dry up sooner rather than later click here
Watertown Daily Times, Sep. 3, A Failing Grade click here
WKTV Utica, Aug. 27, Utica superintendent: ‘Perfect storm’ of financial blows click here
Press & Sun Bulletin (Binghamton), June 1st,  Competitive grants: Should schools get on the bus? click here
YNN, May 22, North Syracuse district plans to reevaluate budget click here
Syracuse Post-Standard, May 16,CNY school districts fight rising costs, depend on reserves to balance budgets click here
Gannett Albany Bureau, May 12, School dtistricts tap into reserves, leery of seeking tax cap overrride
Albany Times Union, May 3,Letter: State reneges on fiscal commitment to schools click here
Albany Times Union, April 15, Letter: Lawmakers’ math a failure for schools
The Buffalo News, April 3, Increase in state aid to schools is welcome
Albany Times Union, April 2, Early budget, at a price
Kingston Daily Freeman, April 2, State lawmakers keep New Yorkers in the dark
Utica Observer Dispatch, March 28, Schools Seeing Increase in Aid; Large Deficits Still Exist
YNN, March 27, Extra Funds Don’t Mean an End to School Districts’ Financial Struggles
City and State, March 14, Formula for Success? Strapped School Districts Divide GOP Lawmakers
Livingston County News (Geneseo), March 13,Education Rally Sounds Relentless Message to Lawmakers
The Batavia Daily News, March 13, Rallying for Education
YNN (Rochester), March 12, Rally for Education in Geneseo
Education Week (blog), March 10, Equitable Funding: The Money Doesn’t Add Up
Education Week (blog), March 10, Equitable Funding: The Money Doesn’t Add Up
Albany Times Union, March 10, Education Officials Say State Aid Formula Needs to Be Simplified
Canandaigua Messenger Post, March 10, Former Bloomfield Teacher Leads Education Rally
Utica Observer-Disptach, March 9, Utica School District’s Finances: A perfect storm
Syracuse Post-Standard, March 9, Schools Make Pitch for More Money at CNYSBA Breakfast
Syracuse Post-Standard, March 7, Only 2 CNY Districts Benefit from Gov. Cuomo’s School Grant Programs
Syracuse Post-Standard, March 7, School Districts’ Costs for Teacher Evaluations Outstrip Funding
Watertown Daily Times, March 7, Fix School Funding (editorial)
Albany Watch blog (video), The Journal News (White Plains), March 6, Democrats Calls for More Education Funding
Elmira Star Gazette, March 6, Rally Takes Aim at Plight of Schools
Newsday, Long Island, March 6, Cuomo School Grants Program Awards Little Money
Elmira Star-Gazette, March 3, Groups Denounce Spending Gap Between Rich, Poor Districts
The Journal News (White Plains), March 3, School Spending Gap Comes Under Fire
Syracuse Post-Standard, Feb. 25, Struggling Schools Should Not Have to Compete for State Fund
Albany Times Union, Feb. 24, City Following Up with Aid Meeting
Steuben Courier, Feb. 17, School Districts Struggle With State Funding Cuts
WIBX (950AM), Utica, Feb. 10, Dr. Rick Timbs Fact Check on Ilion-Mohawk Merger
WIBX (950AM), Utica, Feb. 8, Proposed Ilion-Mohawk School Merger Hot Topic
WKBW-TV, Buffalo, Jan. 28, Cheektowaga’s 4 School Districts Consider Merger
WIVB-TV, Buffalo, Jan. 28, Smaller Schools Consider Consolidating
Buffalo Business First, Jan. 28, Uneasy on Education Funding
YNN (CNY), Jan. 26, Districts Encouraged to Speak Out for Equitable State Aid
9WSYR-TV, Syracuse, Jan. 26, Reforming State Education Aid
Albany Times Union, Jan. 13, High Cost of Closing a Gap: School districts feel pain of losing state aid needed to close $10B budget deficit
The Buffalo News, Jan. 5, 2013, Schools Trying to Wring More Out of Budgets
The Dunkirk Observer, Jan. 4,Schools Living on Borrowed Time
Buffalo Business First, Jan. 4, Official: NYS Schools Have Major Issues
Watertown Daily Times, Dec. 28, Group Pushing Politicians to Fight for School Funding
Oneonta Daily Star, Dec. 27, Local Schools Made Hard Choices
Oneonta Daily Star, Dec. 27, Local Schools Made Hard Choices
The Buffalo News, Dec. 26, Breaking Point is Near, Cleveland Hill School Chief Says
Jamestown Post Journal, Dec. 20, Equity Not Equality: Finance Director Explains School Aid Disparity
Watertown Daily Times, Dec. 16, Area Superintendents See Insolvency on the Horizon
Albany Times Union, Dec. 12, Schenectady Starved of State Aid
Syracuse Post-Standard, Dec. 11, Study: Poor School Districts in New York Lack Basic Resources

Watertown Daily Times, Nov. 28, Public School Finance Director Pushes for State Aid Reform
YNN (Central New York), Nov. 27, North Country Schools Ponder Fiscal Future
The Citizen, Auburn, Nov. 27, 2013-14 Budget Predictions for Auburn School District Are Grim
The Buffalo News, Dec. 9, School Districts, Facing Insolvency, Have to Look at Unpopular Options
The Citizen (Auburn), Dec. 8, Ailing Without Aid: School Finance Expert Discusses Impact of State Aid on 9 Local Districts
Watertown Daily Times, Dec. 5, North Country Politicians Differ on School Aid Policy Changes
The Evening Sun, Dec. 3, Chenango School Boards Warned of Dangers in Funding Inequalities
New York Times, Nov. 28, Group May Sue Over Money Owed to Poor NY School Districts
Hornell Evening Tribune, Nov. 28, Canisteo-Greenwood School Chief: Sandy Could Threaten State Funding to Local Districts
Utica OD, April 9- Utica students rally against cuts in teachers & programs
Sen. Valesky Calls on Senate Leader Skelos to Fight for $250 M in Budget Negotiations
YNN, April 18, Parents, students help school districts in tough times
Press Connect- March 5, Consolidation Pros and ConsUtica OD, March 4 – Teacher layoffs have sever effect
Utica OD, March 4 – Teacher layoffs have sever effect
Auburn Pub, March 8 – Hundred’s of Auburn Residents Sound Off In Support of District

YNN, Jan 24 – Many schools look to close to save money
YNN, Jan 4 – Cuomo’s state of the state education proposals met with mixed motions
WWNYTV, Nov 30 - Thousand Island facing severe loss
Capitol Tonight Unresolved issues facing schools
Capitol Report 10/7/11 Dr. Rick Timbs speaks about Tax Cap fallout

WETM, Nov 15, Speaker says State Aid needs to be re-distributed

YNN Capital Region, Aug. 16, Schools? solutions for living under the tax cap 
The Capitol Report (WCNY), June 30, Rick Timbs discusses tax cap ramifications

MPNnow, June 10, Tax Cap could cause problems

The Capitol Pressroom, June 30,  Dr. Rick Timbs discusses As Yet Unresolved issues facing schools this calendar year. 
WSYR-TV (Syracuse), May 17, School budget vote: What message will taxpayers send to districts? 

YNN (“Capital Tonight”), May 13, Tough cuts in school budgets
WSYR-TV (Channel 9), Syracuse, May 11,  Could Jordan-Elbridge district run out of funds
Video, May 6, WCNY capitol correspondent Susan Arbetter interviews Dr. Rick Timbs
The Capitol Pressroom, May 6, Dr. Rick Timbs discusses the challenges facing four Upstate school districts
North Country Public Radio, April 14, State aid cuts squeeze rural schools, The Capitol Report, April 8, Schools fight back
“The Capitol Pressroom” (with WCNY capitol correspondent Susan Arbetter), April 7, SSFC executive director Rick Timbs shares insights on school cutbacks. 
YNN, April 6, A new director of CNY School Boards Association
WSYR (Channel 9), Syracuse, March 22, Schools in Crisis: District Budget Battles Click here to watch WSYR?s special report featuring SSFC Executive Director Rick Timbs.
WRVO-FM, March 22,  Gov. Cuomo?s rant on education funding, and an expert?s (Rick Timbs) response

WXXI-TV, Rochester, Feb. 23,  interview with Michael Glover, superintendent of Genesee Valley BOCES, on the impact of state budget cuts on local schools (AP report with mention of SSFC school district analysis), Feb. 9,  State report: Most NY schools could cover aid cuts

“The Capitol Pressroom” (public radio program), Feb. 7, Dr. Rick Timbs discusses Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s budget and state aid cuts to schools 
WCBS-TV, New York (Associated Press and WCBS report), Feb. 9, State says most NY schools have funds to cover cuts
CNN Money (, Feb. 7, States in Crisis: Cuomo’s Budget Hits NY Schools
YNN (Your News Now), May 13, Tough cuts in school budgets
WSYR-TV (Channel 9), Syracuse, May 11,  Could Jordan-Elbridge district run out of funds
WCNY-TV (PBS; Channel 24), Syracuse, Jan. 26, “The Capitol Report” (featuring
“The Capitol Pressroom” (public radio program), Jan. 24, Upstate-downstate school issues with Dr. Rick Timbs
WWNY (TV 7), Watertown, Jan. 13, Cuomo tax cap worries local schools and towns