Jersey City’s Board of Education took a huge step forward, following Superintendent Walker’s courageous lead to invest in Jersey City Public Schools. I didn’t write up a post specific to this but am sharing the NJ.com article below that explain the vote. Also providing a visual – shared from Jersey City Together – that shows the impact of this budget. While much uncertainty remains given the COVID19 pandemic, it’s a welcome local step to address years of chronic underfunding.
From NJ.com: Jersey City BOE adopts massive $736 million budget for 2020-2021 school year amid COVID-19 economic woes