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Common Core and School Budget to be Discussed; Information on Subscription Busing Available

By LIVINGSTON PUBLIC SCHOOLS

April 14, 2014 at 12:01 AM

LIVINGSTON, NJ – Livingston Public Schools has announced two important meetings to be held for the community. The public is invited to a presentation on the Common Core and to a public hearing on the spending plan for Livingston Public Schools. In addition, according to LPS, a Subscription Busing Application for LPS students who are not eligible for free busing is now available.

Common Core Information Session to be Held - A lesson on the new Common Core will be presented for Livingston parents on Wednesday, May 7, from 7:00 9:00 p.m. at Heritage Middle School. The Common Core is a set of standards—the skills that students must master to be prepared for college by the time they graduate. The presentation in May will focus on English Language Arts for Grades K-8. It is being presented by the Parent Academy and the Office of Curriculum and Instruction. Seating is limited and attendees should RSVP by Monday, April 21 to gdipopolo@livingston.org or call 973-535-8000, ext. 8029.

School Budget Public Hearing to be Held - A public hearing on the spending plan for Livingston Public Schools will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, April 28 at Collins Elementary School.

  • Click HERE for budget information from Livingston Public Schools.
  • Click HERE to read TAP Livingston’s article – “Livingston Board of Education Approves $108.9 Million Tentative District Operating Budget For 2014-2015 Academic Year.”

Subscription Busing Application Available - Subscription busing is available on a lottery basis for LPS students who are not eligible for free busing. Applications are due June 30. Click HERE for the application.