Assemblyman Joseph R. Lentol
gets more funding for New York City schools
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“With a $292 million increase in city education funding in this year’s state budget, we provide our children with a better education – helping prepare them for the jobs of the future.”
– Assemblyman Lentol

Assemblyman Joseph R. Lentol helped craft a state budget that:

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increases NYC school
aid by $292 million
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provides $3 million for transportation costs for after-school programs

Increasing commitment to CUNY

Marking the first community college base aid increase in 5 years, the final state budget provides:

  • $9.1 million for CUNY community colleges
  • $150 increase per full-time equivalent student
  • $1.3 million for CUNY child-care centers

Assemblyman
Joseph R. Lentol
619 Lorimer Street, 1st Floor Storefront • Brooklyn, NY 11211
718-383-7474 • lentolj@assembly.state.ny.us