EDGEWATER, N.J. -- Faced with a rising student enrollment, the Edgewater Board of Education recently submitted a $23.3 million tentative budget for the 2016-17 school year that includes money for new technology and new employees, according to NorthJersey.com.
The budget is $541,889, or 3 percent, more than last year's mainly because of a 6.5 increase in costs for special education students and to upgrade the district's technology systemwide, said NorthJersey.com.
In addition, increasing enrollment in the district calls for hiring new staff. A public hearing will conducted in May to review the final budget figures. Its impact on homeowners and taxpayers should be known by then, added NorthJersey.com.