Rural NJ school districts lose court case over state aid

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    New Jersey’s School Funding Reform Act of 2008 was established to end years of unequal state education aid.
    It set funding levels that provide a “thorough and efficient” education, as guaranteed by the state Constitution.  
     
    But two years later it was put to the test when Gov. Chris Christie enacted steep state aid cuts to schools.  
     
    This week, a judge ruled on a case demanding the state live up to that law.  NewsWorks Tonight host Dave Heller talked about it with NJSpotlight founder and education reporter John Mooney.

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