Lakewood Lost $16,000,000.00 Due To BOE’s Disregard For Special Children

A letter from BOE Member Mr. Zlatkin: ‘Lakewood Lost $16,000,000.00 Due to BOE’s Disregard For Special Children’

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Word is, it was a deal between Trenton & Aaron Kotler. Six years ago BMG was seeking a grant from the state. BMG planned to use the money  to  renovate an existing building and construct a new, three-story library (the holocaust library).   Governor Christie was happy to give a  grant but needed to allocate the funds. Aaron Kotler struck a deal with Trenton:  Lakewood’s BOE would not take funding for special children and in return BMG will get those funds. So they created a law specifically for  Lakewood that would prevent Lakewood’s special students from getting their fare share. (see the details in Zlatkin’s letter). Since then over 10.6 million dollars have been granted to BMG – in total disregard for the needs of special children.

The Lakewood Scoop put up the letter put retrieved it that day.



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5 thoughts on “Lakewood Lost $16,000,000.00 Due To BOE’s Disregard For Special Children

    Mr. Zlatkin

    (April 5, 2019 - 4:14 pm)

    Where does Mr. Zlatkin live?


    (April 5, 2019 - 9:17 am)

    what is the salary for a BEO board member?

    Cinederella Kapoyer

    (April 5, 2019 - 9:16 am)

    it was a smart move The BEO can raise taxes from the lakewood residents with no limit. So let the State give BMG the grant and the special children would get the $ from the lakewood taxpayer who does not mind … and all can live happily after all.

    מלך שלמה

    (April 5, 2019 - 9:14 am)

    כי אין מעשה וחשבון ודעת וחכמה בשאול אשר אתה הלך שמה

      Joseph Pockets

      (April 6, 2019 - 8:41 am)

      If it’s not too much trouble could we please write in English so that all can understand what you have to say I’m sure it’s important!

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