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The governor called his proposals “a new course” that would mean less government spending and will bring “spending in line with revenues,” especially at the local level. He noted that more than one half of what the state spends is sent to local governments. And spending at the local level has risen 69 percent since 2001.Full Story
By WINNIE HU
Published: April 2, 2010
Public schools in Montclair, N.J., would lay off as many as 70 teachers, including reading and math specialists, and would no longer offer French and Spanish classes in elementary grades.
Westfield would not be able to buy library books or replace aging computers, and a popular middle school tradition — the fall [...]