OPINION: Christie's radical school funding change is dishonest. Here's why

June 26, 2016

By Julia Sass Rubin

Gov. Chris Christie announced a radical â€” and dishonest — proposal this week: a new school funding formula that he claimed would provide each public school district with $6,599 per enrolled student without discontinuing aid for special needs students.

Christie said he also would protect charter school funding, but otherwise would “take the amount of aid we send directly to the school districts today (in excess of $9.1 billion) and send it equally to every K-12 student in New Jersey.”

NJ.com, June 25

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