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Murphy’s school funding plan is better, but not fairer

Star Ledger Editorial – March 18, 2018

Gov. Phil Murphy wants to increase school aid that was frozen for years under Chris Christie, by a median of 5 percent per district – the biggest bump in almost a decade. That’s good news. But the new governor has also retreated on a big issue: an initiative Senate President Steve Sweeney launched last year, to make school funding more fair.