Education initiative brings aid to WNY schools

Dec 10, 2017

Three Western New York schools will receive aid as part of an education initiative that was proposed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo.


The initiative makes $75.6 million available to help modernize schools such as Southwestern, Chautauqua Lake and Westfield Academy. The plan is part of a Smart Schools Bond Act, which is being described as an education technology initiative.

Money given to each school is divided into four different categories: School Connectivity, Classroom Technology, Pre-K Classrooms and High-Tech Security. All of the money going to Southwestern, Chautauqua Lake and Westfield Academy fall are a part of Classroom Technology.