The West New York Public Schools District will be partnering with HBO and LPZ Cinetech, a film and media arts education institute that teaches students the art and craft of film making and connects them to the film industry. Fifteen students were selected and they’ll receive guidance and feedback on their project as they work on it during the school year. The original video segment first appeared on Hudson County View.
Any talk of raising taxes naturally raises alarms, and compels taxpayers sometimes to comment on social media about why they shouldn’t pay more. But according to an organizer with Jersey City Together, part of a growing broad-based, multi-faith coalition, “If everyone gives a little, it could all add up to a lot,” it could make up a significant budget gap because of drastic reductions in state aid. The original story appeared on Hudson County View.
On Friday, March 23 the Jersey City Board of Education convened a special meeting to discuss a preliminary budget that anticipates a whopping $70 million budget gap because the district’s fund balances are being depleted due to stagnant state aide from Trenton.
Residents in Ward A of Jersey City have chance to ask Mayor Fulop to resolve teachers’ dispute: