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COVID Costs Schools $450K

Responding to the COVID-19 pandemic has cost Verona public schools almost $450,000. Lower costs for paraprofessionals and a federal CARES Act grant will help...

BOE Talks Referendum, PILOT, Budget

The Verona Board of Education met on Tuesday, April 9, and moved closer to establishing a final total for the capital improvements referendum that...

More State Aid For Schools While Town Aid Lags

First, the good news: Gov. Phil Murphy will be sending Verona's schools 12% more in state aid this year than last year, and the...

BOE Sets Ballot Questions On Full-Day K, Mental Health

Meeting on Monday, March 27, the Verona Board of Education approved a resolution that will once again put the creation of a full-day kindergarten...

State Raises Verona Public School Aid? Not Really

Gov. Chris Christie released his 2017 budget this past week, and trumpeted the fact that it includes a record $13 billion investment in education....

School Bond Rate Lower Than Expected, Budget Increase Trimmed

The Verona Board of Education put the bonds needed to finance the March 11 referendum out to auction and the winning bid was much...