NJ Supreme Court Orders Christie Admin to Spend Millions More on Education

Townhall.com Staff
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Posted: May 24, 2011 4:06 PM
NJ Supreme Court Orders Christie Admin to Spend Millions More on Education
The New Jersey Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that the state must spend an additional $500 million on public education in 31 historically under-funded districts next year.

The narrow 3-2 decision comes after Republican Governor Chris Christie’s more than $1.3 billion in education cuts to all districts.

Christie’s cuts were the impetus that led the Education Law Center to file suit against the state, arguing that the cuts represented “a deprivation of the constitutional right to a thorough and efficient education to all at-risk children throughout the State.”

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