February 7, 2013
Ticonderoga Central School Superintendent John McDonald visits with Dede Scozzafava, deputy secretary of state for local government, while she was in Ticonderoga to make a state budget presentation. McDonald urged Scozzafava to press state officials to help the rural poor.
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John McDonald asks for state help
Nearly a quarter of Ticonderoga students — 23 percent — live in poverty. That makes Ti the 623rd poorest district in the state. There are 684 districts. Crown Point is close. It has a poverty rate of 22.4 percent and ranks 618th.