Archive for Tag: Commissioner of Education

School districts keep more surplus, face fewer budget restrictions under Dancer bill signed into law

TRENTON, N.J. – Gov. Phil Murphy signed Assemblyman Ron Dancer’s bill giving school districts more control over their budgets for the current and following academic years. The new law allows schools to maintain a surplus of 4% instead of 2%, and allows them to transfer those funds between line...

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School districts will have additional time to complete annual audits

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Ron Dancer’s bill extending the deadline for school districts to complete this year’s annual audit by two months was signed into law by Gov. Phil Murphy today. Each of the nearly 600 school districts in New Jersey must submit annual audits of their accounts and...

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