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Niskayuna Schools > About Us > Budget > 2012-13 Budget Development Archive

2012-13 Budget Development process information archive

Documents are PDFs.

Meeting
Documents/Presentations

October 18 Board of Education Meeting:

Presentation – New York State's Tax Levy Cap


November 14 Board of Education Meeting

Overview of NYS instructional mandates


December 6 Community Budget Forum #1 Class size, combination classes, and class rotations:

Meeting presentation

Background on Niskayuna class size management K-12

Niskayuna enrollment & explanation of elementary section reduction and creation of combination classes

Class Size Research:

Brookings Institution: Class Size and What it Means for State Policy

National Education Policy Center: Critique of Brookings Institution Study

Brookings Institution Rebuttal: Reviewing the Evidence on Class Size


December 20 Community Budget Forum #2 Administration / Previous budget reductions:

Forum presentation

Executive Summary of Administrative Staffing

Summary of Budget Reductions, 2009-10 through 2011-12

Detailed List of Budget Reductions, 2009-10 through 2011-12

Administrator Position Job Descriptions


January 10 - Community Budget Forum #3 Special education and support services:

January 10 Forum Presentation

Breakdown of Special Education Teaching Staff by program/school/level

Executive Summary: Niskayuna Special Education & Student Support Services

Continuum of Services

The Special Education Process

Definition of Disabilities, Condensed


January 24 Community Budget Forum #4 Athletics and Extracurricular activities & Facilities use and charges

Jan. 24 forum presentation

Executive Summary: Extracurricular activities & athletics

Athletics: 2010-11 Expenditures

Board of Education Policy on School Building Use

Facilities Use: Revenues and list of groups using school facilities

2011-12 Facility Use Fee Schedule & Instructions


January 24 Board Meeting: Presentation

State Aid Update


February 7 Community Budget Forum #5: Outsourcing & Shared Services

Feb. 7 Presentation

Q&A about outsourcing and shared services

Request for Proposals: Turnkey Transportation Services


February 28 Community Budget Forum #6: Course/program offerings:

Forum presentation


March 6 Board of Education meeting

Budget development presentation

Potential Reductions List

Updated tax levy threshold calculation


March 13 Board of Education meeting

Budget development presentation

Potential budget reductions


March 20 Board of Education meeting

Budget development update

High School staffing - additional context

Potential Level 1 Reductions - Update


March 27 Board of Education meeting

Budget development presentation


April 3 Board of Education meeting

Budget development presentation


April 16 Board of Education meeting

Budget development presentation


April 17 Board of Education meeting

Budget development presentation


May 2012: Presentation of Budget Proposed for the May 15 Vote

Presentation of Budget Proposed for the May 15 Vote


May 15 Vote

Exit Survey Report