People came seeking more state funding, but only got three minutes to make their case before the Assembly Budget Committee.
The Assembly Budget Committee convenes for its first public hearing on the state’s fiscal year 2020 budget.
The Fort Lee school district is slated for a 12 percent increase in state aid.
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The centerpiece of the proposal would fully fund aid for all special education students.
Gov. Phil Murphy came to Woodbridge to talk about his pledge for full school funding.
St. James Church in Newark was rocking Wednesday morning in anticipation of Gov. Phil Murphy’s visit, where Murphy and his progressive agenda are popular.
In October, Department of Education officials announced they would be evaluating charter schools across the state. The review process is now coming to a close.
Coughlin, speaking at the Southern New Jersey Development Council's Public Policy Breakfast, gave a quick update on the legislative agenda for the remainder of this year and into next.
School districts that are getting an increase in state aid are elated, while others will see state funding slashed and may have to raise taxes to make up the difference.
Three hundred ninety-one districts around the state will see an increase in direct state aid this year, 171 will see a reduction and 14 will see no change.
In the letter, Murphy offered three concession and three sweeteners in an effort to reach a compromise on the state budget.
Murphy says budget talks are proceeding well and "nothing is off the table."
Of the over 100 people who testified at Monday's Assembly Budget hearing, the majority focused on school funding.
Among the major topics of discussion was the state's school funding formula, better funded, says the majority party, but not fully funded.