Forecast: State Aid to Schools Might Increase, But It Won’t Amount to Much

NJTV News | January 8, 2015 | Education
NJ Spotlight founding editor talks with NJTV about funding prospects and other statewide education issues

Will New Jersey’s schools see any kind of increase in state aid in the coming year?

Could be, according to NJ Spotlight education writer John Mooney, who says there isn’t much money in the state budget — but adds that political expediency might lead to a small boost in aid.

During an interview with Mary Alice Williams of NJTV, a content partner of NJ Spotlight, Mooney offered his insights into other statewide education issues, including the controversial new PARCC testing, the use of test scores as part of revamped teacher evaluations, and the continuing controversy over Newark schools Superintendent Cami Anderson and her “One Newark” education reforms.

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