Smart Schools Bond Act
The Smart Schools Bond Act was approved by voters in New York State on November 4, 2014 with the objective of improving educational technology & infrastructure. There is no time limit for spending the district's allocation as it can be spread out over several years. A public hearing to provide feedback on the District's initial Smart Schools Investment Plan was held on November 28th, 2016. The Smart Schools Review Board approved the District's initial Investment Plan on November 27, 2017.
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All New York State public school districts are required to complete and submit a District Instructional Technology Plan survey to the New York State Education Department in compliance with Section 753 of the Education Law and per Part 100.12 of the Commissioner’s Regulations. Districts that include investments in high-speed broadband or wireless connectivity and/or learning technology equipment or facilities as part of their Smart Schools Investment Plan must have a submitted and approved Instructional Technology Plan survey on file with the New York State Education Department.
By checking this box, you certify that the school district has an approved District Instructional Technology Plan survey on file with the New York State Education Department.
The district developed and the school board approved a preliminary Smart Schools Investment Plan.
The preliminary plan was posted on the district website for at least 30 days. The district included an address to which any written comments on the plan should be sent.
The school board conducted a hearing that enabled stakeholders to respond to the preliminary plan. This hearing may have occured as part of a normal Board meeting, but adequate notice of the event must have been provided through local media and the district website for at least two weeks prior to the meeting.
The district prepared a final plan for school board approval and such plan has been approved by the school board.
The final proposed plan that has been submitted has been posted on the district's website.
*See Smart Schools Investment Plan Presentation LCSD*