A plan to allocate $850 Million in aid to school districts throughout the state was announced by governor Chris Christie increasing the amount for the 2011-2012 school year. The governor further stressed the state’s commitment in ensuring that each and every New Jersey school students get a quality education.
New Jersey’s per pupil spending is higher than most states in the the nation. Based on the new program Tenafly Schools will receive an additional amount of $563,057 bringing the state’s aid to the district to a total of $1,126,114. At this time Tenafly’s superintendent Lynn Trager said she could not specify how the money will be used but that it’s certainly going to be put to good use.