These 10 N.J. districts will battle the state on school funding

Gov.-elect Phil Murphy has promised to fully fund public schools, but a group of New Jersey school districts won’t wait to find out if he sticks to his word.

Declaring themselves overtaxed and underfunded, 10 districts announced legal action Friday, saying they will petition the state education commissioner to fix inequalities in state school aid in a potential precursor to a lawsuit against the state.

“We have been waiting a long time for answers,” said G. Kennedy Greene, superintendent of Newton Public Schools in Sussex County. “There are lots of things that have been promised. We want to …read more

Source: Bergen

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