CTE programs help ensure that businesses in New York have skilled workers, which is essential to their success and that of the state’s economy. Despite these important contributions and proven successes, the state’s funding for CTE programs has not kept pace with program needs
A skilled and professional workforce is the backbone of our state and local communities. Modernizing the reimbursement structure would help meet two pressing priorities: Overcoming a “talent shortage” to propel our state’s economy and providing today’s young people with every opportunity for future success.
Increase aidable salary for CTE programs, preserve and protect expense-based aids, support the continued phase-in of Foundation Aid, support and promote access to mental health services, and support efforts to address the school bus driver shortage