Education

Madison Schools Get Biggest State Aid Increase of Any District in Morris County

March 1, 2014 at 6:00 AM

MADISON, NJ - When Gov. Chris Christie announced earlier this week the state school-aid figures for grades kindergarten through 12, there was a significant boost for the Madison School District.

In fact, Madison's state aid increase was the largest, percentage-wise, in all of Morris County. In 2013-2014, Madison received $940,144 in state aid for grades K-12. That amount will increase by $47,600 for the next school year, to a total of $987,744.

The 5.1 percent increase, year over year, in the amount of state aid to Madison's schools is the most of any district in Morris County, by a noticeable margin. No other school district in the county will receive an increase of more than 4.5 percent in 2014-2015.

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Direct state aid for education will now exceed $9 billion, with almost $37 million in additional aid to ensure that every school district across the board will receive a funding increase.

Total state aid for education will increase by $36.8 million, from $8.977 billion this year to a total of 9.014 billion in fiscal 2015. 

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Madison

How Well Does the Borough of Madison Communicate with Residents Asked in New Survey

January 19, 2017

MADISON, NJ - Residents are encouraged to complete a short survey on how well the Borough communicates with the general public.  The survey is less than twenty questions and will provide the Borough with useful suggestions on how to improve communication in government.
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In 2014, the Borough of Madison embarked on a comprehensive strategic planning initiative with volunteer committees and ...