The Fort Lee school district is slated for a 12 percent increase in state aid.
The centerpiece of the proposal would fully fund aid for all special education students.
The state will spend some $15 billion on K-12 education during the 2019 fiscal year, which is more than 40 percent of the total budget.
What do New Jersey residents get in return for all the new revenue being raised?
New Jersey is in the midst of a full-blown budget crisis as legislative leaders have been locked in a struggle over a budget bill.
Bramnick says Murphy's agenda is extreme and dangerous for the state.
The pressing issues of school funding and bail reform were discussed in the Senate Budget and Appropriations hearing.
Lawmakers of both parties wondered why Murphy is still using the old, discredited 2008 formula, and not the one they tinkered with last summer.
Of the over 100 people who testified at Monday's Assembly Budget hearing, the majority focused on school funding.
New Jersey leaders have tinkered with the 2009 school funding formula law, but under-aided districts still insist over-aided districts are benefiting to their detriment.
Despite this being the largest budget in state history, many organizations say the $37.4 billion might still not be enough.
The Assembly and Senate are juggling legislation as the state budget deadline looms.
A standoff between the governor and the powerful Assembly speaker. Could the showdown lead to a shut down? A dragnet for federal assistance program abusers in Lakewood leads to arrests in the Orthodox ...
There are a number of bills being used as leverage as the state's budget deadline nears.
With just three days left to finalize the state budget or face a government shutdown, it's crunch time in the Capitol. Lawmakers added funding for schools, prisons and community affairs programs. Will ...