All school districts are not created equally. This video from the Statewide School Finance Consortium does a great job outlining how the state’s new tax cap will increase the funding dichotomy between wealthy and poor districts.
The tax cap is a done deal, and we’ll definitely be posting more about it over the coming weeks and months as we get closer to the “school budget season” and the cap’s impact on New York’s schools becomes more clear. What’s clear right now? The tax cap will NOT affect all schools and communities equally.