By Robert Wiener, NJJN Staff Writer
Private and parochial schools in New Jersey may now link up with public school systems to save money on school supplies.
A bill approving such “joint purchasing” agreements was passed unanimously in both houses of the State Legislature and promptly signed into law last month.
“Including non-public schools in shared purchasing agreements enhances the ability of school districts to negotiate a better deal and lower their procurement costs,” said Assembly Member Amy Handlin (R-Dist. 13), a key sponsor of the bill, in a press release.
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