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Wednesday, April 17, 2019
TRS Sub-fund and Retirement Contribution Reserve »
What's required to establish a TRS sub-fund within your district's Retirement Contribution Reserve? What do districts...
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
ASBO New York Work Group on Uniform Grant Guidance »
ASBO New York is forming a work group that will develop a template to assist New York State school districts in complying...
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Changes to STAR and Maximum Exemptions for 2019-20 »
The Department of Taxation and Finance released maximum STAR exemption savings for 2019-20, which are available at: ...
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
ASBO New York Partner Forecast5 Presents Monthly 5Sight Tip »
Using 5Sight to visualize and compare line item spending trends This tip shows how 5Sight lets users easily visualiz...
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
State Budget Update »
The Joint Legislative Budget Sub-committee on Education met today to provide an update on state budget negotiations. ...
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Regents News »
At their March meeting, the Board of Regents re-elected their Chancellor and Vice-Chancellor, discussed problems with spec...
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
2019 Spring Leadership Conference and Advocacy Day »
School Business Officials from around the state attended ASBO's Spring Leadership Conference and Advocacy Day, held March...
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Governor Signs Red Flag Gun Safety Law »
On Monday, Governor Cuomo signed into law a bill that allows a court to temporarily prohibit someone from buying or...
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Analysis of Executive Budget Proposal to Curtail State Aid for School Construction »
This research brief analyzes the 2019-20 Executive Budget’s proposal for a new tier of State Building Aid beginning in 202...
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
30-day Amendments Relating to P-12 Education »
The Governor released 30-day amendments relating to P-12 education late on February 14, 2019. Below is an ASBO summary of...
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Using 5Sight to visualize salary schedule comparisons »
Because employee salaries account for the majority of a school district’s budget, understanding how your district compares...
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
ESSA is Equity »
Did you know that ESSA is more than an accountability system? Do you know the difference between comprehensive support and...
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Regents Review Executive Proposal on Education »
The State Education Department presented a comprehensive review of the executive proposal for school year 2019-20. T...
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Legislature Passes New York Child Victims Act »
The Legislature has passed the New York Child Victims Act. The bill has not yet been sent to the Governor for signat...
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Highlights from the Regents Meeting | Jan. 14-15, 2019 »
Transitional Certification for CPAs With Experience Working in Schools or BOCES The Regents discussed a proposed amend...
Wednesday, January 9, 2019
ASBO New York Partner Forecast5 Presents Monthly 5Sight Tip »
Using 5Sight to compare student achievement between similar districts. Previous tips have focused on financial, perso...
Tuesday, January 8, 2019
Smart Schools Bond Act Update »
NYSED’s Stephen McNally gave an update on the Smart Schools Bond Act to the Public School Accounting Committee January 8,...
Wednesday, January 2, 2019
State Update »
ASBO scored two legislative successes at the end of December as the Legislature sent over to the Governor the last batch o...
Wednesday, December 19, 2018
ASBO to Release 2019-20 School Aid Proposal »
ASBO will be releasing its own 2019-20 School Aid Proposal at the beginning of January when the Legislature returns to Alb...
Wednesday, December 19, 2018
More Than Half of New York’s School Children Suffer From Economic Disadvantage »
New Data Show Slight Decline in Poverty as Economic Disadvantage Continues to Grow By Dr. Andrew Van Alstyne The...
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Additional State Subsidy For Purchasing New York State Food Products »
The State Education Department has released guidance prepared by the New York State Education Department and the New...
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Regents Action on Commissioner’s Regulations »
Regulations approved by the Regents included: ESSA implementation. Additional changes to regulations ap...
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Regents Recommend $2.1 Billion Increase for School Districts »
The Regents approved their proposal on State Aid to school districts.   They proposed an increase of $2.1 billio...
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
School-Level Financial Transparency Webinar »
On Monday, ASBO hosted a panel of business officials to discuss their experiences reporting school-level financial data un...
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
2019 Tax Cap Increase Likely to be Two Percent »
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for November increased 2....
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
NYSHIP Update »
On Thursday, November 8, 2018, an ASBO New York representative attended the Participating Agency Advisory Council meeting...
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
Regents Firm Up State Aid, Budget and Legislative Priorities »
ASBO Commentary: At the November Regents meeting the Regents advanced state aid, legislative and budget priorities for...
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Ensuring Stability for Foster Care Students »
The State Education Department (SED) and the Office of Children and Family Services (OCF) presented a live broadcast on...
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Advocacy Update »
ASBO met with the New York Grown Foods for New York Kids (NYGFFNYK) coalition last week to discuss the group’s 2019-20 p...
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Budget and legislative proposals »
The Regents discussed non-State Aid budget and legislative proposals including:   Promotion o...
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Regent Reyes: Has CFE been met? »
At Monday’s Regents State Aid Sub-committee meeting, Regent Reyes asked a profound question. From a legal perspective,...
Wednesday, October 10, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
ASBO New York Partner Forecast5 Presents Monthly 5Sight Tip »
5Sight’s analytical tools provide valuable data for comparing salaries in your district with your peer school districts. I...
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
School Districts Respond to Transparency Reporting »
In an ASBO survey distributed to the 75 school districts (excluding NYC) required to report school-level financial transpa...
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Achieving Equity and Transparency in Schools »
  L to R: Michael Borges, Executive Director, ASBO New York; Katie Hagan, Researcher, Georgetown Univers...
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Regents Approve 180-day Regulations and Begin Discussion of Aid Proposal »
The Board of Regents held its monthly meeting September 17-18, 2018.  The agenda and materials are posted at www.r...

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