Tonight’s Toms River School Board Meeting Will Be Packed as District Faces Budget Cuts
"We need the state to hear us on this, to understand what's happening here" ~ Toms River Superintendent David Healy
Tonight's (Wednesday 11/20) Toms River Regional School Board meeting should be packed at Toms River High School North. The district is facing state aid cuts that could impact students throughout the district.
Will you be attending tonight's school board meeting?
Here's what you need to know about tonight's Toms River School Board meeting:
- The district is facing a potential state aid cut of nearly $4.3 million dollars
- The district is facing potentially having to make up $5.3 million dollars for the 2020-2021 school year
- Programs in danger are sports, clubs, the district's full-day kindergarten, and all non-mandated programs are at risk according to Superintendent David Healy in a recent Patch article.
- The public portion of the hearing begins tonight at 7:30 p.m.
- The Patch article also cited that the district eliminated 77 staff and 55 assistant coaching positions heading into the current school year as a direct result of S2-related aid cuts.