The Edmeston School District is sharing in $2 billion in New York State grants to pay for upgrades in classroom technology, high-tech security and internet connectivity as part of the Smart Schools Bond Act. According to Governor Andrew Cuomo's office, The district was awarded just over $608,000. This funding equips students across New York with the skills and technology they need to succeed in the 21st century economy. The Smart Schools Bond Act was proposed in 2014 and passed by voters that year.