Senator Michael Doherty, a member of the Senate Budget and Appropriation Committee, announced today that that the Senior Republican member of the Senate Judiciary Committee agreed join him as a co- sponsor of SCR-162, “The Fair School Funding Act.”
“I am pleased that Senator Cardinale agreed to join me in seeking a more equitable school funding formula by co-sponsoring the ‘Fair School Funding Act.’
“‘The Fair School Funding Act’ is a proposed constitutional amendment that will forever remove the State Supreme Court from decisions on how we fund our schools. 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.
“I look forward to receiving more support for this common-sense education reform from those who care about New Jersey and the education that our children are receiving.”