N.J. Considers Charging for Summer School
The sponsor of a proposal that would allow New Jersey public schools to charge for summer school said cash-strapped districts can't afford to keep classrooms open without the fee.
Assemblyman Vincent Prieto said half the 12 towns in densely populated Hudson County are likely to offer remedial and enrichment classes this summer if they are permitted to charge parents. He said only one town's schools — at most — would be open this summer if the bill making its way through the Assembly isn't signed into law by July.
The bill was released unanimously by the Assembly...
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