First Lady Mary Pat Christie Announces Red Bank Primary School to Receive 500 Books as Part of Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge
Supporting the development and enhancement of student reading skills, First Lady Mary Pat Christie announced today that Red Bank Primary School in Red Bank is receiving 500 books as part of the 11th annual Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge. Last year, 43 Governors’ Spouses, Governors and Lieutenant Governors participated as Reading Ambassadors for the summer program. Continue Reading
Today, superintendents, parents, and board members from several underfunded school districts attended the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee public hearing to support proportional and equitable funding in state aid for their districts. Their presence today signifies the urgency of school funding in the proper operation of school districts. This call for fairness is part of a larger movement across the state to motivate the Department of Education, the Governor and the Legislature to ensure a fair distribution of state aid.