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Verona, NJ: Proposal for 3 new mental health clinicians for middle/high schools

Mar 28, 2018, North Jersey.com: Verona full-day kindergarten, mental health staff will be on November ballot https://www.northjersey.com/story/news/essex/verona-cedar-grove/2018/03/28/verona-full-day-kindergarten-mental-health-staff-november-ballot/463281002/ The Verona Board of Education will find out in November when it places two questions for those items on the local ballot. While the BOE and administration deem these initiatives valuable, voter approval is required because their costs would exceed New Jersey’s 2 percent cap on tax increases, Schools Superintendent Rui Dionisio told NorthJersey.com. … The district wants to raise an additional $550,000 annually to expand its mental health programming. … A "yes" vote would provide for three mental health clinicians for H.B. Whitehorne Middle School's and Verona High School’s general and special education students, Dionisio explained.