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FINAL NJ BUDGET: CHARTER AND PRIVATE SCHOOLS GET MORE, NO INCREASE FOR DISTRICT SCHOOLS

Published on: July 5, 2015

Governor Christie has signed the NJ State Budget, which includes education funding for fiscal year 2016. The Governor, however, vetoed the majority of the targeted, "off formula" education funding added to his proposed budget by the Legislature.

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NJ EDUCATION BUDGET: CHARTERS GET WINDFALL, DISTRICTS FLAT, NO VOUCHERS

Published on: June 23, 2015

The FY16 State Budget proposed by NJ Democratic legislators makes few changes to public school funding from the budget proposed by Governor Christie in February.

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PORTRAIT OF AN UNDERFUNDED NJ SCHOOL DISTRICT: EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP

Published on: June 18, 2015

Egg Harbor Township students are currently paying the price of more than a decade of implementation of State planning and education policies that hinder the local community’s ability to meet their needs.

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PORTRAIT OF AN UNDERFUNDED NJ SCHOOL DISTRICT: ELIZABETH

Published on: June 17, 2015

The Elizabeth Public Schools' hard-won gains are now in jeopardy as the district faces painful budget cuts from Governor Christie’s refusal to provide the funding required by NJ’s weighted student formula.

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COURT HELPS NEW JERSEY ON SCHOOL FUNDING FAIRNESS

Published on: June 6, 2015

NJ has ranked consistently in the National Report Card as one of the few states with fair public school funding, but since 2010, funding fairness has been slipping in the Garden State.

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PORTRAIT OF AN UNDERFUNDED NJ SCHOOL DISTRICT: LINDENWOLD BOROUGH

Published on: May 26, 2015

In Lindenwold Borough schools in Camden County, the impact of underfunding, rising costs and unfunded mandates is intensified due to enrollment increases and changing demographics.

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SCHOOL LEADERS URGE LAWMAKERS TO FUND NJ HIGH NEED DISTRICTS

Published on: May 18, 2015

GSNJ – the association of superintendents who lead NJ’s high need districts – has issued a dire warning to NJ legislators about the consequences of enacting a seventh straight year of flat or reduced funding as proposed by Governor Christie in his FY16 State Budget.

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UNDERFUNDING THE SFRA: THE LEGACY FOR NJ SCHOOL CHILDREN

Published on: April 20, 2015

With state aid nearly flat for the last few years, and local revenues constrained by an annual 2% cap, resources are completely out of sync with the actual costs of providing an adequate education for NJ school children.

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