Galloway Twp Board of Ed blames state govt for high school taxes.

In both its “Understanding your School Budget and Taxes” information sheet and presentation at tonight’s meeting, school administrators explained?how Gov. Christie shortchanged Galloway out of $4.1 million (15 cents on tax rate) of its share of? ?Property Tax Relief Fund?? created by NJ State Income Tax.? State also forced Galloway to pay for such?expensive new programs as:?? ?Partnership of Assessment for Readiness of College and Careers (PAARC)? additional ?mandatory testing, ?Common Core State Standards (English Language Arts and Math?, expanded ?iPad and laptop purchases?, and ?Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying (HIB)? law signed by Gov. Christie in 2011, including one ?District Anti-Bullying Co-Ordinator? and five ?School Level Anti-Bullying Specialists?.??

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