New Jersey Supreme Court Releases School Funding Ruling

By Michael Aron

The NJ Supreme Court found in favor of the plaintiffs, the Education Law Center, that this year’s cuts to education violate prior Supreme Court rulings in the long-running Abbott v. Burke case.  “The harm being visited is not some minor infringement of the constitutional right, but a real, substantial, and consequential blow to the achievement of a thorough and efficient system of education to the plaintiff pupils of the Abbott districts,” said the court in its syllabus.

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