Superintendent Philip Streifer outlined all of the partially funded and entirely unfunded mandates that weigh down the city’s $100 million education budget.
In testimony he offered to the legislature, Streifer said the tally for educational mandates alone come to more than $14.7 million annually.
That includes nearly $1million yearly to pay for transportation for students who don’t attend public schools.
Among the many other mandates are $130,000 in drug education required for health staffers, $500,000 annually for evaluations of teachers and administrators and $700,000 for special education.
See the entire list starting on page 3 of this link.
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