Superintendent files civil rights complaint against education funding

Posted at: 12/13/2013 9:31 AM
Updated at: 12/13/2013 12:53 PM
By: WNYT Staff

Larry Spring, Schenectady School Superintendent
Larry Spring, Schenectady School Superintendent
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Schenectady's school superintendent filed a civil rights complaints against New York State.

Larry Spring says the state discriminates against certain schools when it comes to school funding.

The complaint argues current school funding by New York State has a discriminatory impact on minority and non-English speaking students and students with disabilities.

He joined the school superintendent of Middletown at the Federal Education Office for Civil Rights in Manhattan.