Sweeney supports schools' planned lawsuit for more funding

A South Jersey school district is among several other public schools that plan to sue the state over education funding that they said is inadequate relative to the size of their schools.

And Senate President Steve Sweeney, who fought for growing school districts to get fair funding, thinks the legal action is a good idea.

Kingsway, through its regional middle school and high school, serves about 2,800 students from South Harrison, East Greenwich and Woolwich townships, along with Swedesboro. That enrollment has increased by 1,600 students since 2000.

But the amount of state aid Kingsway receives has not kept up, Superintendent James …read more

Source: NJ.com Gloucester

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