Schools Get Small Boost in State Aid in NY Budget » Dean Skelos

Sen. Dean Skelos, R-Rockville, talks with reporters after a meeting with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo at the Capitol in Albany, N.Y., Friday, March 25, 2011. Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos says he expects New York's budget to restore $250 million of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's proposed $1.5 billion cut in school funding. The Nassau County Republican made the prediction after emerging from closed-door talks with Cuomo. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)

Sen. Dean Skelos, R-Rockville, talks with reporters after a meeting with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo at the Capitol in Albany, N.Y., Friday, March 25, 2011. Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos says he expects New York’s budget to restore $250 million of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposed $1.5 billion cut in school funding. The Nassau County Republican made the prediction after emerging from closed-door talks with Cuomo. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)