Tag: formula

N.J. authorities say school lunch fraud strikes (again) in Elizabeth, but it’s a huge national problem

TRENTON, N.J. – Around 20 million kids nation-wide get free or cheap lunches every year through the National School Lunch Program. Here in New Jersey, thousands of kids receive lunches subsidized by John and Jane Taxpayer through the state program.  Read More

LD11: GOP challengers want Murphy to restore $65 million to Monmouth school districts

OCEAN TOWNSHIP, N.J. – Democrats in Trenton are fighting with one another quite a bit these days, and there’s a strong possibility of a FY 2020 budget impasse, but one area where they still agree: the suburbs should fully fund urban Read More

Ciatterelli Answers Christie’s Challenge, Pitches School Funding Reform Plan

Chris Christie offered a largely symbolic challenge to the NJEA-controlled state legislature in this year’s budget address, but one Republican candidate to succeed him is taking it seriously. On Monday, Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli (R-Somerset) forwarded a letter addressed Governor Christie, Senate Read More

Animated Christie boosts Fairness Formula in Burlington County

By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog Governor Chris Christie took his battle for equitable school funding to Burlington County on Tuesday, Save Jerseyans, telling a packed house at  Hope Hose Humane Co. 1 in Bordentown that the math Read More

Sweeney’s hometown would gain 58% more per student under “unjust” Christie plan

By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog “This plan is unfair, it is unjust and it is blatantly unconstitutional,” Senate President Stephen Sweeney (D-Gloucester) declared in a joint statement with Senate Education Committee Chairwoman Theresa Ruiz (D-Essex) issued following the announcement of Read More