Following expected but undesired state aid cuts to dozens of school districts following Governor Phil Murphy's address on Friday, 10th District Lawmakers are once again making a push to restore funding for several Ocean County schools.
Senate President Steve Sweeney was the guest speaker at the Ocean County Mayor's Association meeting discussing a variety of topics including the School Funding Formula and Immunization Bill while greeted by protestors outside in Toms River.
A former teacher with Toms River Regional Schools has been arrested and charged with having sexual intercourse with a 16-year old in September of 2007, while he was a teacher at Toms River Intermediate East.
As Toms River Regional Schools continue their fight to prevent state aid cuts that would cripple the district for years to come, they have a powerful ally on their side in Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley Billhimer.
A couple days after a group of Toms River High School PLE students were stranded on the morning of a field trip to Washington D.C., the tour bus company accused of leaving the kids there has now responded.
The answer is unofficially Yes by voters in Toms River to allow the Board of Education to use $147,148,269.00 in funding to undertake various renovations, alterations and improvements at several of the district school buildings.
Fearful over what the School Funding Formula signed into law in July will do to Toms River Schools, a mother of three in the district continues a community wide effort to prevent what would be crippling cuts in Toms River.