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RSA Activities and Conferences

The Rural Schools Association holds an Annual Conference each July that includes selected exhibits, recognized speakers, topical workshops, and opportunities for school board members and administrators to collaborate and network in Cooperstown, NY at the Otesaga Hotel and Resort.

The RSA also holds various workshops dealing with issues that are vital to small and rural New York State schools.  RSA Research and Advocacy can also be found on this page.


June 2015

Municipalities and Workers Seek Changes to the Property Tax Cap - Listen to sound bite at top of page.

 

March 2015

Thirsty in an Ocean of Cash:Rural Schools Association Presentation on School Funding

(Full Video of Rally )  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pbPSVfXpkfo

A Bizzare Law: http://youtu.be/4tExHkQ5ohY
Brunch With the Stars: http://youtu.be/8B1qEh4uAZg
On Our Leaders: http://youtu.be/HL1ekhyBHoY
On the Backs of Local Taxpayers: http://youtu.be/sFPj_COINOo
Red State Blue State: http://youtu.be/ILwnKWK9CcE
Reduction of Funding: http://youtu.be/gjlK8Vs3WN4
Worst Distribution: http://youtu.be/2WGPhmw8T68

 



March 9, 2015 - David Little speaking on WGXC The Albany Report with Cecilia    http://wgxc.org/archives/9581Tkaczyk

 February 3 2015 - Testimony Before the Joint Legislative Budget Hearing Elementary and Secondary Education - 2015 EXECUTIVE BUDGET PROPOSAL THE IMPACT ON OUR RURAL SCHOOLS


"Western New York Education Community Rallies in West Seneca in an event Co-Sponsored by the Rural Schools Association.  Rural Schools Executive Director David Little served as Keynote Speaker and Master of Ceremonies.  Issues Included Fair Funding, GEA Elimination and School Reforms."