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December 5 , 2016
"My understanding is that in the existing foundation aid formula there is not additional funding for so called 'Exiting ELL' nor is there additional funding for those who've been in the program six years or more…I wonder if the department has proposals to ensure that there's reimbursement for some of the additional costs associated with those two groups of students?" inquired Assemblymember Mayer, speaking at a public hearing to examine existing and new ways the state can support and improve the success and opportunities for English Language Learner (ELL) students in New York State.