Morris School District Gets State Aid Increase
The Morris School District will receive an 8.4 percent increase in state aid in 2012-13.
The NJ Department of Education released state aid numbers Thursday afternoon, which show the District getting $5,509,314, an increase of $464,305 last year.
The Morris Plains Boro District, which sends its students to the Morris School District come high school, is receiving a nearly-21 percent increase in state aid for 2012-13. That district will receive $465,716, an increase this year of $97,412.
All school districts in Morris County are receiving state aid bumps, with the School District of the Chathams getting the highest increase by percentage, 29.7, totaling $429,210. By comparison, the Dover School District is getting only a 5.2 percent increase, but that uptick equals $1,187,045, bringing their total state aid up to $22,675,054, the largest in the county.
Posted on: Friday the 24th of February 2012.
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Written by: Sara McDonald