New Jersey Has Reduced Higher Ed Funding by 23% Since 2008

According to this new report from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, 48 states are spending less on their students since the beginning of the Great Recession; spending declines range from 7% to 48%. And with depressed tax revenue figures now reaching $800 million (analysis here), higher education in New Jersey is bracing for yet another lackluster year of financial support from Trenton. Please see this brief report from New Jersey Policy Perspective and look at these “13 critical facts” from the New Jersey Association of State Colleges and Universities. (New Jersey school districts are already seriously underfunded; see this NJ Spotlight report.)


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