Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Doherty Town Hall Tonight On Funding Formula

New Jersey State Senator Michael Doherty, a member of the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee, will hold a town hall meeting on his “Fair School Funding” plan. The town hall meeting will be held tonight, Wednesday July, 20th at 7:30PM in the Washington Township Ambulance Hall, Turnersville, N.J.

The Senator has proposed a new school funding formula that is fair and equitable to all students in the state; urban, suburban and rural. The new formula be would implemented by constitutional amendment that would have to approved by the voters.

The proposed constitutional amendment will provide equal school aid for each student, regardless of where the student resides. New Jersey needs to establish a fair, simple, transparent, and straightforward educational funding formula that takes the income tax fund and distributes the fund equally to each student.

Who: Senator Michael Doherty

When: Wednesday July 20, 2011 at 7:30 P.M.

What: Town Hall meeting on the “Fair School Funding” plan

Where: Washington Township Ambulance Hall 4 Willow Street, Turnersville, NJ

There will be a question and answer session following the presentation. For more information contact the office of Senator Doherty at (908) 835-0552.

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