Smart Schools

Smart Schools Bond Act Overview

The Smart Schools Bond Act of 2014 was passed in the 2014-15 Enacted Budget and approved by the voters in a statewide referendum held during the 2014 General Election on Tuesday, November 4, 2014. The Smart Schools Bond Act authorized the issuance of $2 billion of general obligation bonds to finance improved educational technology and infrastructure to improve learning and opportunity for students throughout the state. Examples of eligible Sm art Schools projects School Connectivity Connectivity Projects for Communities Classroom technology Pre-Kindergarten Classrooms Replace Portable Classrooms High-Tech Security Features The purpose of the Smart Schools Bond Act is to improve learning and opportunity for public and nonpublic school students by funding capital projects.

How We Are Using The Funds

Funds are allocated on a per pupil basis and do not come out of local funds.

Gouverneur Central School District plans to use SSBA funds to:
- Replace aged and broken classroom displays
- Update district classroom display technologies