Upcoming budget presentations
ALBANY, N.Y. (Feb.
26, 2019) – The City School
District of Albany is offering four community-based budget presentations
March 4-5 to provide all families and community members additional
opportunities to learn more about the ongoing budget-development
Presentations will be offered at the
Monday, March 4
Tuesday, March 5
Edmund J. O’Neal Middle School
of Excellence, 50 North Lark St., 5:30 p.m.
Stephen and Harriet Myers
Middle School, 100 Elbel Court off Whitehall Road, 5:30
William S. Hackett Middle
School, 45 Delaware Ave., 7 p.m.
The presentations will be the same at each
meeting. Principals and district staff will discuss and get feedback on
the district’s current budget proposal for 2019-20, which the Board of
Education will review at its March 7 meeting. The board is scheduled to
review updates to the draft budget at its March 21 meeting, and will
adopt a proposal in early April for voters to consider May 21.
The mission of
the City School District of Albany is
to educate and prepare all students for college and career, citizenship
and life, in partnership with our diverse community. The district serves
approximately 9,500 students in 18 elementary, middle and high schools.
In addition to neighborhood schools, the district includes several
magnet schools and programs, as well as other innovative academic
opportunities for students, including
four themed academies at Albany High School.