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July 23, 2016

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Click here to view the 2016-17 School Budget Book [PDF].

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BKW Budget News Archive


BKW PTA hosts Meet the Candidates Night on May 10

The BKW PTA is sponsoring a “Meet the Candidates Night” to showcase the individuals from our community who will be running for this year’s open Board of Education seats. Please plan to join them on Tuesday, May 10, 6:30 p.m., in the Secondary School Library. Read More


Board adopts proposed 2016-17 budget, community to vote on May 17

At its meeting on Monday, April 18, the Berne-Knox-Westerlo Board of Education adopted a $22,592,240 budget proposal for 2016-17 that continues all current core academic programs and services and calls for a 0.5 percent increase in the tax levy for next year.....  Read More


State budget increases education funding by $1.5B, ends GEA

New York lawmakers approved a 2016-17 state budget that includes an overall $1.5 billion – or 6.5 percent – increase in education funding. The state budget ends the Gap Elimination Adjustment, which has diverted billions of dollars from schools during the last seven years. Read More

Community meetings will bring the budget process to the people 

 BKW is holding a series of town-hall style meetings throughout the community to discuss the development of next year's school budget. The first is next Tuesday, March 8, 7 p.m., at Berne Reformed Church. Read More

What is the Gap Elimination Adjustment?