- Giving State's Vo-Techs the Space — and Seats — to Accommodate More Students
- Mar 19, 6:48 AM: Proposed bond issue would help vocational-technical schools deliver what New Jersey manufacturers need most, skilled workers that will help them flourish.
- Murphy: I won't say 'hell no' to charter schools
- Mar 13, 5:47 AM: Gov. Phil Murphy's administration is about to scrutinize charter school law, but that doesn't mean he has it out for charter schools, he said Monday.
- Is this the charter school 'time out' Murphy promised?
- Mar 12, 7:20 AM: New Jersey's new governor will consider changes to the state's charter school law, potentially slowing the expansion of controversial, yet in-demand schools championed by former Gov. Chris Christie.
- Children vie for Community Charter School of Paterson openings in lotteries
- Mar 5, 6:03 AM: For example, the Paterson Arts and Science Charter School and the Paterson Charter School for Science and Technology both report waiting lists with more than 1,000 names on them.
- Jersey City charter school celebrates 20 years of service
- Feb 28, 5:56 AM: Founded in 1997-1998 by parents who wanted to take a chance on a new trend in education, LCCS has grown from a small Downtown Jersey City school of about 100 students to nearly six times the size.
- State reprimands two Paterson charter school trustees for failing to receive timely training
- Feb 21, 7:44 AM: The New Jersey School Ethics Commission has issued reprimands against two members of the John P. Holland Charter School board of trustees for failing to timely undergo mandatory training, according to state records.
- Vineland Public Charter School expands through 12th grade
- Feb 20, 7:00 AM: The state Department of Education notified the school officials that their charter was renewed based on “academic performance, fiscal viability and operational stability.
- The debate over charter schools in Princeton Township, explained
- > Feb 14, 7:22 AM: In Princeton, the school community has been wracked in the last decade by bitter disputes over the educational goals and governance of the schools, according to former member of the Princeton Public School school board Chiara Nappi
- Newark's People's Prep Charter initiatives highlight mission of college and career
- > Feb 8, 6:01 AM: With a student population of 380, students at People’s Prep come from a wide range of educational backgrounds, with 23 percent of the school's students classified as having disabilities. Ninety-five percent of its graduates will be
- In N.J., new administration giving 'pause' to charter schools
- > Feb 6, 6:25 AM: During his campaign, Murphy called for a “time out” on charter expansion — something about which his predecessor, Chris Christie, was bullish. Murphy has expressed reservations about how the schools, which are privately run but
- After 22 Years, Newark Enters New Era of Local Governance
- > Feb 1, 7:56 AM: For two decades, votes cast by Newark's elected school board have carried mostly symbolic weight. Today, as the board reclaims control of the city's schools after a 22-year state takeover, even its smallest decisions will acquire
- Court rejects school district's challenge to East Brunswick charter school
- Jan 26, 7:25 AM: A court has rejected the Highland Park and East Brunswick school boards' appeal of the state Department of Education's approval to allow the Hatikvah International Academy Charter School to expand.
- BOWDON: Give NJ schoolkids more choices (CER in the news)
- > Jan 25, 8:14 AM: It’s National School Choice Week, and thousands of events all over the country are celebrating parents’ rights to select different educational options for their children. Unfortunately, New Jersey lags most other states when it
- N.J. orders shut down of 'failed' charter school despite $17M renovation
- Jan 25, 8:12 AM: A Trenton charter school could close in June, one year after it moved into a building renovated at a cost of $17 million, because the state Department of Education decided not to renew the school's charter.
- Mayor wants Murphy administration to review charter school expansion decision
- > Jan 19, 7:09 AM: Mayor Liz Lempert said Monday that the Murphy administration should review a decision by the state Department of Education allowing the Princeton Charter School to add more students, and urged a “freeze” on future enrollment growth
- Newark's BRICK Peshine and BRICK Avon schools soar to the top of the district
- Jan 17, 5:41 AM: BRICK Peshine and Avon schools were founded in 2011 and 2012 and are part of BRICK Academy, an umbrella organization made up of the two schools, Achieve Charter School and the South Ward Children's Alliance.
- Gov. Christie pocket vetoes controversial NJSIAA cooperative sports bill
- > Jan 16, 6:26 AM: An amendment to the bill that permits school districts to allow charter school students, homeschooled students and students who attend nonpublic schools to participate on a high school athletics team in the student’s district of
- Trenton’s $17M International Academy charter school faces potential shutdown
- Jan 15, 7:54 AM: A $17 million charter school on Perry Street that promised to offer high-quality education when it opened last September is now at high risk of being shut down.
- Paterson charter school parents hold rally over moratorium vote
- Dec 26, 8:48 AM: About 20 parents whose children attend charter schools rallied Wednesday night to protest what they viewed as an insult by the Paterson Board of Education.
- Upper Township says Ocean City BOE probe related to School Choice dispute
- Dec 20, 5:57 AM: A longstanding dispute between Ocean City and Upper Township school boards over transparency and School Choice is at the center of a new lawsuit being filed by Upper Township, school officials said Monday.