N.J. needs an all-inclusive plan, not a piecemeal approach to 21st century schools

October 11, 2018

While school construction may increase New Jersey’s debt load, this infrastructure-rebuilding program generates jobs and taxes and bolsters the economy. A study conducted by the Rutgers Center for Urban Policy Research and the Heldrich Center for Workforce Development showed that $1 billion spent on school construction results in thousands of full-time jobs and many millions of dollars in state and local taxes.

NJ.com, October 10, 2018

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