Catholic Schools

May 29, 2024

Nonpublic Dignity for All Students Act

Oppose • S3180-A Hoylman-Sigal/A1829-B Jean-Pierre • Creates the “Nonpublic Dignity for All Students Act”

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May 21, 2024

Nonpublic School Students Act”

Oppose • A1829-A Jean-Pierre • Creates the “Nonpublic School Students Act”

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April 24, 2024

Catholic Schools Fare Well in State Budget

New York State’s Catholic schools will benefit from increased support under the recently enacted state budget. Governor Hochul and legislative leaders provided significant increases in several programs that serve religious and independent schools.

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April 20, 2024

Increases Library Materials Aid

Support • S8478-A Chu • Increases Library Materials Aid to $11 per pupil with annual adjustments based on the Consumer Price Index

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May 23, 2023

Reimbursement to School Districts for CVA Settlements

Oppose • A6201 Brown, K • In relation to reimbursement to school districts for CVA settlements

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February 8, 2023

Statement on Lifting the Charter School Cap

In testimony before a Joint Legislative Budget Hearing on Elementary and Secondary Education, the New York State Council of Catholic School Superintendents strongly opposed Governor Kathy Hochul’s plan to lift the charter school cap in New York City absent commensurate support for tuition-paying families in the state’s religious and independent schools.

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