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LITTLE CHANGE IN SCHOOL AID IN FY15 STATE BUDGET

With final passage of the FY15 State Budget, New Jersey school districts now have a clear picture of the resources available to them in the coming year as they strive to provide their students with a “thorough and efficient” education. Governor Chris Christie proposed a state aid increase in FY15 of only $20 per pupil, far below the levels required by the State’s school funding formula. The Governor’s aid proposal was not modified by the State Legislature, but several other aspects of the Governor’s initial budget and the Legislature’s counter proposals were changed or eliminated in the final version of the budget.      Read More

STATE APPROVES HUGE CHARTER EXPANSION IN CAMDEN

ELC REPORT: INADEQUATE FUNDING SHRINKS STAFF AND REDUCES OPPORTUNITIES FOR NJ STUDENTS

STATE SUED FOR DEFYING VOTERS' PROMISE TO COLORADO'S KIDS

PORTRAIT OF AN UNDERFUNDED SCHOOL DISTRICT: BAYONNE

State admits violating the education rights of Philadelphia school children

NO PROGRESS IN NEWARK PUBLIC SCHOOLS TO IMPROVE DELIVERY OF SERVICES TO STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES

LAWSUIT PROMPTS NYC DOE TO SCHEDULE BOROUGH HEARINGS ON SCHOOL SPENDING PLAN

Long-Awaited SDA Assessment Reports Document Serious Facilities Deficiencies in Four NJ Schools

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