Cost-saving plans okayed for day schools

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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