NJ Releases School Aid Plan
New Jersey’s Education Department has released its plan for how much state aid each school district would get in Gov. Chris Christie’s proposed state budget.
Christie’s spending plan calls for giving nearly $9 billion, or more than one-fourth of the state’s budget, to schools. Overall, he’s calling for an increase of just over $100 million over the current aid.
The majority of districts would see increases, but most would be under 1 percent. No district would have less state aid under the plan.
Sixteen districts would see state increases of at least $1 million. The biggest hike would be $7.6 million for Elizabeth.
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