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Fulton Daily News

School Districts Face Falling Off Stimulus ‘Cliff’

At least two local school districts — Fulton and Phoenix — rank in the top 3% of all districts in the state for receiving federal stimulus funds.  That’s the good news.  The bad news is that those stimulus funds aren’t permanent and the state’s top financial officer is warning districts to plan now for the money they won’t be getting in 2011.  We’ve got a handy table to show you what your district got, and how it ranks alongside other school districts. […]

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Oswego Daily News

Oswego School District Copes With State Aid Reduction

The governor announced Sunday that, because the state has run out of money, he is withholding $750 million in payments to school districts and others. Due to good planning, the Oswego district isn’t faced with any dire consequences at this time, the superintendent said. There is a great concern over the uncertainty of whether the withholding of the aid is permanent, he added. […]