By: Follow South Jersey Staff
CARNEY’S POINT, N.J. – Two public meetings to review the results of the feasibility study for the unification of the Salem County school districts will be held at Salem Community College on Monday, January 31 and Tuesday, February 1.
The Salem County Board of Commissioners hired the Morristown, N.J. firm Porzio, Bromberg & Newman, P.C. in November of 2020 to conduct a thorough analysis of the educational and financial benefits and detriments of a unified Salem County school district.
According to the firm’s website, the study’s goal is to see whether ”switching to a single, county-wide public school district would be educationally and fiscally viable and beneficial for the communities of Salem County.”
The state funded study will determine the educational, demographic, and financial implications of reducing the County’s 14 school districts to one, the firm’s website states.
The goals of a unified Salem County school district would be to improve the quality of instruction, assure educational equity and maximize savings of taxpayer dollars, according to planning documents.
Porzio, Bromberg & Newman, P.C., and the experts who composed the study will present the results at the two sessions each starting at 7:00 p.m. in the Davidow Theatre of Davidow Hall, 460 Hollywood Ave., Carneys Point. The sessions also will be live streamed at www.salemcc.edu/public-meetings.
For more information about the public hearings, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Kenny G Kicks Off The Camden County 2022 Summer Concert Series
- GloCo Reminds Residents Of Available Services During Mental Health Awareness Month
- Employees Navigate Adjustments As In-Person Work Resumes
Follow South Jersey provides local journalism which highlights our diverse communities; fosters transparency through robust, localized, and vital reporting that holds leaders and institutions accountable; addresses critical information needs; supports people in navigating civic life; and equips people with the information necessary to partake in effective community engagement. If there is a story or event you think we should cover, please send your tips to email@example.com with “NEWS” in the subject line.