EDGEWATER, N.J. – The school district is slated to receive a $30,795 increase in state aid this year, reported northjersey.com
The increase is one of the largest percentage increases in the past five years compared to other districts in New Jersey, said northjersey.com.
Gov. Chris Christie's budget allocates $975,360 to Edgewater for the 2016-17 school year, a 3.3-percent increase compared to last year and a 43.6 percent increase since 2011, reported northjersey.com.
Superintendent Kerry Postma said the money will be used to maintain programs and spread across various areas, from supplies to wages, said northjersey.com.
The district's 2016-17 budget is due to the county March 22 and will be introduced to the public at a special Board of Education meeting that month, said northjersey.com.
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