Yonkers Rising: Senator Stewart-Cousins Proposes Bill for Additional Education Aid for Yonkers

Andrea Stewart-Cousins

June 01, 2010

Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins recently announced that legislation she introduced in the Senate, S7190, to provide additional aid to the Yonkers City School District, passed this week out of the Local Government Committee.

The Yonkers City School District has a fully implemented Universal Pre-Kindergarten Program in its schools that has served as a model for other districts and has had a significant positive impact on improving student performance in the region. This bill will provide $4.8 million in additional aid to the district in support of their commitment to serving the needs of its pre-Kindergarten population. In the assembly, this legislation has been introduced by Assemblyman Mike Spano and has been referred to the Education Committee…

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