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AFC’s Fiscal Year 2024 City Budget Priorities

May 2023 | Click on the links below to learn more about each of AFC's advocacy priorities [PDF] for the Fiscal Year 2024 City budget. 

At a time when New York City is receiving an increase in education funding from New York State and continues to have unspent federal COVID-19 relief funding, schools should receive additional resources to meet the needs of their students—and certainly should not lose funding.

Unfortunately, several key education programs are on the chopping block—with funding that will expire in June unless extended in the FY 2024 budget. The City should:

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Extend and baseline key programs funded with city funding scheduled to expire in June 2023:

Make additional investments to build upon progress being made and take advantage of opportunity for change:

Plan now to sustain long-term education initiatives funded with federal COVID-19 relief funding that expires in the fall of 2024.