Field Trip New Jersey, a program started in January by the Community Foundation of New Jersey and the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, has awarded 83 schools grants to help offset the cost of educational field trips.
Gov. Christie has proposed an additional $100 million in school aid to the state budget, but NJ Spotlight Founding Editor and Education Writer John Mooney says that equals about a 1 percent increase for the average school district in New Jersey.
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