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April 18, 2013

Modest Increases for Kids

The proposed state budget provides some slight increases for children’s programs, including preschool, screening infants for illness and health coverage for children. Most increases, however, are modest and represent small steps toward meeting the needs of children and families across New Jersey. The budget also fails to fund the mandate in New Jersey’s 2008 school funding law to expand high-quality preschool to thousands of low-income children across New Jersey.

Read ACNJ’s Budget Brief

Want to learn more?

ACNJ will host a free webinar on the state budget as it relates to children and families on April 29, 2013 from 10 a.m. to 11 am. You will learn more about the state’s spending plan for kids and how it might impact your work.

Register online now!

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