Our Fight for Fair Funding

2018: Our Fight Continues!

On April 3, 2018 Superintendent Kathie Foster and members of the Robbinsville group Citizens for Fair Funding appeared before the Senate Appropriations and Budget Committee at Rowan University to provide testimony on how the state's continued lack of funding has impacted the school community, our residents and, ultimately, our students.

Citizen's for Fair Funding

Click on the photo below to access an NJTV article and video detailing the hearing.

Dr. Foster at Rowan University

Dr. Foster's Testimony

Honorable Members of the Senate Budget Committee, I am grateful for the opportunity to testify once again on behalf of the tax payers and most importantly the students in Robbinsville Township.  We are here to seek our fair share of state funding which has been promised time and again to our district and districts throughout the state we call home.

Now, it is good to be here but we really need to stop meeting like this!

According to the proposed state budget, Robbinsville has gained distinction as the 6th most underfunded district in New Jersey.  Last year we were twelfth and at that time took comfort in the hope that our plight could only improve.  We were wrong.  And, ironically, at $11,951 per student, we are the lowest spending school district in Mercer County. Read more...

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