2020-21 budget information

A record number of voters gave near-record approval to the City School District of Albany’s budget proposal for the 2020-21 year in an historic and challenging vote conducted entirely by absentee ballot. 

Budget timeline and events

The Board of Education approved the 2020-21 budget-development process and calendar at its Dec. 5 meeting.

Additional events related to the budget-development process were made available through our online calendar. 

You can also download this document which outlines the budget timeline.

Legislative priorities

At the start of each school year, the Board of Education’s Government Relations Committee takes the lead in shaping the district’s top legislative priorities for the next fiscal year in partnership with the superintendent and staff. 

Committee members then engage in an active cycle of legislative advocacy throughout the fall, winter and spring to educate state leaders on the district’s top priorities and the related benefits for students and families. 

These are the district’s top legislative priorities for the 2020-21 school year:

Budgets from prior years