Some N.J. Schools Face Possible Loss of More State Funding

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Paterson’s schools would be entitled to $29 million less in state aid under funding changes proposed by the Christie administration, according to a report by the nonpartisan Office of Legislative Services (OLS).

The report says the district is supposed to get $450 million under the School Funding Reform Act (SFRA), but would only be entitled to $421 million under revisions proposed in Education Adequacy Report produced by Christie’s education commissioner, Christopher Cerf.

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