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Education Transition Report Delivers Some Details and Early Directions

Report touches on most of Murphy’s education promises, but in some cases seems to step away from several high-profile goals Credit: Phil Gregory (WHYY) Lamont Repollet A new governor’s transition reports probably should be taken with a grain of salt, more about broad approaches than detailed policy blueprints for the administration to come. But when […]

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Report: New Jersey Task Force on Improving Special Education for Public School Students

Excerpt: Recommendations Funding, Accountability, and Reducing Costs In New Jersey, programs for students eligible for special education and related services are supported by state aid and local property tax revenue, with additional funding provided by the federal government. However, the shortfall in promised funding by the federal government appropriated for IDEA has imposed a heavy […]

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Lynne Strickland

Op-Ed: Challenged By School Funding Do-Over?

by Lynne Strickland For starters, let’s help our kids — let’s finally fix special-education aid The hot-button issue of the day is fairness in school funding. Parents want better programs and services for their kids; businesses need highly skilled workers; and taxpayers are concerned with ever-growing property-tax burdens. The last time the state tackled school funding in […]

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Schoolhouse Strategies forms in support of New Jersey school districts

Part of the Princeton Public Affairs Group and its Winning Circle of Companies Trenton, NJ – Schoolhouse Strategies (SHS) announced its formation as a strategic partner for New Jersey school districts seeking guidance in the face of myriad challenges including school funding, forecasting, and stakeholder engagement. Part of the Princeton Public Affairs Group and its […]

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