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Sen. Funke: Briefing shows RCSD expected to receive $35M a year from state

Sen. Funke: Briefing shows RCSD expected to receive $35M a year from state Photo: News10NBC.

WHECTV
Updated: April 01, 2020 03:53 PM
Created: April 01, 2020 11:51 AM

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — It looks like the Rochester City School District will receive the $35 million it has been asking from the state.

State Sen. Rich Funke tweeted Wednesday morning, saying the briefing lawmakers received would put a fiscal monitor in place at the district until 2023 and provide $35 million a year for 30 years with payments declining by $1.5 million a year.

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RCSD Superintendent Terry Dade confirmed the district secured the funding for this school year over Twitter Wednesday afternoon.

The district is dealing with a more than $60 million deficit.

News10NBC is following this developing story. Check back for updates.


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