Tuesday, September 07, 2004

Show Me the Money!

The federal government owes cash-starved area schools a whopping $1.1 billion - and the check is not in the mail, Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) charged yesterday. The city, Long Island and Westchester have been shortchanged $538 million that was promised to help schools meet the new federally mandated No Child Left Behind requirements, Schumer said.
Another $573 million is owed for special education programs under the Individuals with Disabilities Act.

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