Efforts To Stop Corzine From Keeping Needed Funds From Mosdos

The Lakewood Scoop was requested by local Askanim to post the following message: There are a number of state-wide grants that benefit all Mosdos Hatorah. One of these grants is in danger of being cut out. Every year for the past ten years, the local Mosdos have been receiving from the State of New Jersey a very large grant that is earmarked for technology equipment for schools. This is a very important grant. Governor Corzine has introduced a budget eliminating the funding for this grant to non-public schools. (At the same time, the grant for public schools in New Jersey will see an increase of $291 million!) Every elementary Mosad Hatorah stands to be affected by this cut. Askonim have just been informed that if enough people call the Governor’s office to protest this cut, there is an excellent chance that the funding can be restored. However, the decisions in the Governor’s office are set to be finalized tomorrow, on Monday. Therefore, we ask that each parent call Governor Corzine’s office on Monday at (609) 292-6000. The switchboard opens at 8:00 am and closes at 6:00 pm. Together we can make a difference.

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  1. This is extremely inportant to all older classes in girls schools and all high schools that buy computers for their computer labs .

  2. To Mr. its all a farce:
    Im sure youdont pay full tuition . The menahel of your childs mosad is 'schnorring money to cover your childrens tuition and when he wants to get about $35 per child from the State to buy computers so your kids can be computer literate and get a good job when she graduates , you say its all a farce . what a chutzpa on your part .

  3. i guess the vaad doesnt endorse this program because if they did they would just call up their man mr. corzine and tell him to keep the program since we are being asked to call they dont want it the question is why doesnt the vaad support a program which will give funds to our schools

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