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Warren Schools to Get Over $2 Million from State for Facilities

TheAlternativePress.com Staff

Saturday, December 7, 2013 • 10:02pm

 

 
TRENTON, NJ — Warren schools will receive $2,058,504 in  state funds to modernize and improve facilities, Senate Minority Leader Tom Kean, Jr., Assembly Minority Leader Jon Bramnick, and Assemblywoman Nancy Muñoz, all R-Union, Morris and Somerset, announced today.
 
The Department of Education has allocated a total of $27,174,342 dollars in state funds for schools in the 21st Legislative District. Of all the districts to receive these grants, which have been approved by the Christie Administration, Westfield will get the most.                                     
 
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“These funds are critical to ensuring that the needs of children are appropriately and adequately met,” said Kean in a press release. “The grants will enable school districts to construct modern facilities that can best serve to promote a child's developmental, social and educational growth.”
 
“This funding will help our school districts as they continue to provide outstanding services for students,” added Bramnick. “Students, parents and taxpayers can all appreciate the support that these state grants will provide to our schools.”
 
“These grants will help children achieve the highest possible functioning and interaction in the classroom,” said Muñoz. “These construction projects will help strengthen and improve our schools and communities.”
 
The complete breakdown of the grants by municipalities is as follows:
 
Long Hill Township: $1,309,812
 
Chatham: $317,379
 
Bernards Township: $4,030,120
 
Westfield Township: $7,526,310
 
Warren Township: $2,058,504
 
Watchung Boro: $362,218
 
Berkeley Heights Township: $2,299,450
 
Summit City: $2,146,235
 
Springfield Township: $1,241,966
 
Mountainside Boro: $5,882,348
 
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