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Poughkeepsie School District Shorted $80M By State, Lawsuit Finds

Poughkeepsie High School is just one of the schools affected by the shortfall in state funding to the Poughkeepsie school district.
Poughkeepsie High School is just one of the schools affected by the shortfall in state funding to the Poughkeepsie school district. Photo Credit: Poughkeepsie Schools

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. – The Poughkeepsie school district was shorted $80 million over the last five years by the state, a lawsuit finding discovered, according to the Poughkeepsie Journal.

The $80 million shortfall matches the amount of money the district received in the five-year span, the Journal reported.

The difference between promised state money and what certain districts have received totaled $1.1 billion, the finding discovered, reported the Poughkeepsie Journal.

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