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Distribution of answers submitted by American voters.
Data includes total votes submitted by visitors since Jun 16, 2014. For users that answer more than once (yes we know), only their most recent answer is counted in the total results. Total percentages may not add up to exactly 100% as we allow users to submit "grey area" stances that may not be categorized into yes/no stances.
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Learn more about School Technology Upgrade Bonds
The Smart Schools Bond Act of 2014 authorizes the New York State Government to sell $2Billion worth of bonds to invest in school infrastructure upgrades including building additional classroom space for pre-kindergarten programs, replacing classroom trailers with buildings and installing high-tech internet capabilities in all schools. Proponents argue that the funds are necessary to prepare students to compete and find jobs in an economy that places high value on technical literacy. Opponents argue that the act will add a large and unnecessary debt to the state's budget. See recent School Technology Upgrade Bonds news
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No, but have a certain standard for Internet connectivity. 3 years ago from a Democrat in Manlius, NY
No. Localities need to make these investments so those that choose to do so foot the bill. Besides, do we expect NYS to never default?. 3 years ago from a Republican in Kerhonkson, NY
We dont use technology to its potential anyway because tenured teachers fail to perform and have no consequences for it. 3 years ago from a Republican in Baldwinsville, NY
No, use another revenue source. 3 years ago from a Green in Rochester, NY
I do not believe in government involvement with education. 3 years ago from a Libertarian in Fort Plain, NY
Yes through local fundraisers. 3 years ago from a Libertarian in Hempstead, NY
Yes, only if proper research is conducted to find the most effective uses of implemented technologies. 3 years ago from a Democrat in Pleasantville, NY