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BOARD WILL DEAL WITH AID CUTS AT JANUARY SESSION

No recommendations have yet been made on how the Niagara-Wheatfield Central School District will deal with recent cuts in state aid.

The School Board was told Wednesday that Gov. Cuomo's budget cuts would remove at least $177,413 from the district's 1990-91 budget. That amount is about $3,300 less than school officials had estimated.

Superintendent Joel Radin said recommendations would be presented at the Jan. 2 meeting but they will not include layoffs or the elimination of any positions.

In a related matter, the board discussed a proposal by the Orleans-Niagara Board of Cooperative Educational Services to make up the loss.

The BOCES resolution would petition the governor to use an estimated $200 million in Excellence in Teaching funds to offset the $190 million cut in state aid to school districts.

Radin noted the proposal may be too late this year since many districts already have been allotted some of their Excellence in Teaching funds.

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