Senator Golden: Eight Local Schools Receive Financial Boost to Improve Technology and Facilities

Martin J. Golden

May 01, 2013

Brooklyn – State Senator Martin J. Golden (R-C-I, Brooklyn) today is announcing that he has secured more than $400,000 in State funding for eight schools in his district to support infrastructure and technology requests made by the schools earlier this year.

The following schools have received the grant funding this past week in their school budget accounts:

Intermediate School 228 -Laptops for special education classes

P.S./I.S. 229 - Smartboards and cameras

Intermediate School 259 – Laptop Cart

Public School 102 – Bathroom Renovations

Public School 186 – Smartboards

Intermediate School 201- Wiring of auditorium air conditioning system

Public School 222 - Smartboards

Public School 247 – Laptop Cart

Senator Marty Golden stated, “I am proud to have been able to secure this funding to support the technological and structural needs of our local schools. There is nothing more important than making sure that our students have the best facilities, and the most up to date technology available, so they can be educated in a top rate environment.”

Senator Golden continued, “I look forward to working with our schools in the future to continue to support their programs and needs. Our schools are among the best in the New York City, and I am confident that every day, the students of my district are getting the best education possible because we have the best teachers, staff and administrators.”