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As defined in the 2011 tax cap legislation, the allowable levy growth factor is the key figure in determining what the ceiling is on school budgets. It totals the rate of inflation factor or 2 percent, whichever is less. File photo
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Rye City school budget easily passes test

The Rye City School District’s proposed 2017-2018 budget passed the test, with 83 percent of residents voting in favor of the plan, according to unofficial results. The $86.9 million school budget stays under the state-mandated tax cap, and adds approximately $1.8 million in spending, or 2.19 percent, over the 2016-2017 […]

The Rye Neck school district plans to propose another districtwide infrastructure bond after voters rejected a $35.5 million bond proposal on Oct. 6. File photo
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Rye Neck school budget passes by vast majority

Registered voters in the Rye Neck Union Free School District overwhelmingly approved the 2017-2018 school budget that keeps the district under the tax cap for six consecutive years. On Tuesday, voters approved the $40.1 million budget with an official tally of 876 voting in favor of the plan and 239 […]

As defined in the 2011 tax cap legislation, the allowable levy growth factor is the key figure in determining what the ceiling is on school budgets. It totals the rate of inflation factor or 2 percent, whichever is less. File photo
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RHS scores top ranking in best high schools list

Rye High School received top placements on the U.S. News & World Report’s 2017 list of “best high schools” that was released on April 25. 20,487 Rye High School ranked 15th in the state and 90th in country for best high school out of more than 20,487 educational institutions that […]

Rye school district adopts budget
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Rye school district adopts budget

The Rye City School District adopted its 2017-2018 school budget at the Board of Education’s April 18 meeting. The adopted budget will now be voted on by the public on May 16. $86.9M While managing to stay under the state-mandated tax cap, the school district adopted a budget that calls […]

Voters in the Rye Neck Union Free School District rejected a bond that would have included $35.5 million in improvements to schools districtwide. File photoVoters in the Rye Neck Union Free School District rejected a bond that would have included $35.5 million in improvements to schools districtwide. File photo
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Rye Neck budget proposal adds 6.1 new positions

The Rye Neck Union Free School District superintendent presented a proposed budget that would add new instructional staff positions while decreasing overall spending. With a $233,985 decrease in spending, the school district’s preliminary budget for the 2017-2018 school year will still allocate money to add 6.1 full-time positions and also […]