Another recommendation: merge school districts. Dr. Ray Caprio, a professor at the Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy spoke about why three years after his study, it hasn’t been done.
“In my mind, a lack of accountability. Nobody’s pressing for that kind of change,” said Caprio.
The group’s government reform panel recommended a big study on mergers and shared services to cut costs. It’s something Bloustein’s Marc Pfeiffer has been advocating for four decades.