WARREN, NJ - The Warren Township Board of Education approved a $48,473,357 budget for the 2020-21 school year at a Monday, April 27 virtual meeting, which includes a zero percent impact on the tax levy.

“Due to the financial uncertainty created by the COVID-19 pandemic, the final budget represents a significant change from the tentative budget,” Warren Township Schools Superintendent Dr. Matthew Mingle said.

 

The finance committee, administration and board all agreed to find a way to lessen the impact on Warren tax payers while maintaining programs and needed projects.

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“The board and administration felt it was important to find ways to minimize the burden on local taxpayers,” said Mingle prior to Business Administrator Pat Leonhardt presentation of the budget detail.

 

The new math program, Ready Classroom program, Grades K through 8, as aligned with the New Jersey Student Learning Standards, was adopted.

 

Some increased budget revenues are:

 

 

The budget includes sufficient funds to provide curriculum and instruction which will enable all students to achieve the New Jersey Student Learning Standards and is in compliance with N.J.S.A. 18A and N.J.A.C Title 6 and 6A.

Check back for more on flexible instruction updates and some new after school activities that will be offered to students of all five Warren Township schools.

See also https://www.tapinto.net/towns/warren/articles/warren-township-board-of-education-approves-a-new-contract-for-dr-matthew-mingle