Safely Reopening Our Schools in NJ: Understanding the Constraints of Fragmentation in the Garden State

Safely Reopening Our Schools in NJ: Understanding the Constraints of Fragmentation in the Garden State

I have been trying to learn about the practical implications of reopening our schools in the fall. The stakes are ...
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/ COVID19, Schools

What Investing in Jersey City Public Schools Looks Like for 2020/21

What Investing in Jersey City Public Schools Looks Like for 2020/21

On Wednesday March 18th, Superintendent Walker proposed a budget that significantly increases local investment in our public schools. The budget ...
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/ JCPS Funding Crisis, Schools

Jersey City Public Schools 2020/21 Budget Process: Working Timeline & FAQs

Jersey City Public Schools 2020/21 Budget Process: Working Timeline & FAQs

As we enter the budget season for Jersey City Public Schools, I wanted to share some upcoming process info – ...
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/ Advocate, JCPS Funding Crisis, Schools

Why the School Tax Levy is Key to Funding JCPS (and why seeking abatement funds is not a concrete solution).

Why the School Tax Levy is Key to Funding JCPS (and why seeking abatement funds is not a concrete solution).

I've heard "can't we go after the abatement money to fund our schools? Rather than increase the school tax levy?" ...
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A Closer Look at Jersey City’s School Tax Rate, Part 1: the Public Data

A Closer Look at Jersey City's School Tax Rate, Part 1: the Public Data

This is the first in a 4-part series about 2018 school tax rates, with a focus on Jersey City. This ...
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Jersey City Public Schools Funding Crisis – A CivicParent Timeline

Jersey City Public Schools Funding Crisis - A CivicParent Timeline

This is a timeline of stories published or shared on CivicParent as it relates to funding of Jersey City Public ...
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/ Advocate, Schools

NJ Property Tax Dashboard: Updated for 2018 w/ Jersey City Highlights

NJ Property Tax Dashboard: Updated for 2018 w/ Jersey City Highlights

NJ Property Tax Dashboard Follow the money ... and better understand your community's priorities. Every year, the state of NJ ...
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NJ School Funding Basics: The Tax Levy

NJ School Funding Basics: The Tax Levy

This is part of series about school funding, property tax, and community in Jersey City. To read other posts in ...
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