Jersey ’ s Abbott Districts : Education Finances during the Great Recession

@inproceedings{Chakrabarti2013JerseyS,
  title={Jersey ’ s Abbott Districts : Education Finances during the Great Recession},
  author={Rajashri Chakrabarti and Sarah I M Sutherland},
  year={2013}
}
Funding for New Jersey’s low-income school districts tumbled in the most recent recession, and the Abbott districts—a group of poor urban districts that for almost two decades received special appropriations from the state—were hit especially hard. A comparison with the state’s other low-income districts reveals that the Abbott districts faced markedly… CONTINUE READING