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Utility partners with vo-tech schools to train students for clean energy jobs
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Oct 25, 5:42 AM: Atlantic City Electric wants to make sure students are ready for careers of the future, and they’re investing millions of dollars to do so.
Former Councilman Returns to Newark as Fighter for Charter Schools
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Oct 22, 6:40 AM: In the case of Newark, building up the school system may be one way to attract newcomers to the city while also providing for long-time residents. The best way to do that starts with choice, according to a city >
Charter school student becomes charter school teacher
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Oct 18, 6:12 AM: After being educated in charter school, Arturo Hernandez is now a second grade teacher at the Ocean Academy Charter school in Lakewood.
Editorial: Find middle ground on charter-school regulations
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Oct 15, 7:00 AM: Education officials say they are “reviewing” the state’s charter-school laws with an eye toward revamping how the schools are created and maintained.
Opinion: It Sure Looks Like DOE Willfully Broke Charter Process to Appease NJEA
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Oct 12, 5:03 AM: The process isn’t broken — although I’d be the first to argue that our 23-year-old charter school law could use some tinkering. The DOE broke the process. It also broke the hopes of parents in Trenton and Jersey City >
Advocates worry: Is Gov. Murphy imposing ‘stealth moratorium’ on N.J. charter schools?
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Oct 9, 7:02 AM: Gov. Murphy wanted a "timeout" for New Jersey charter schools after years of growth under his predecessor, Chris Christie. So far, he appears to be getting it.
Repollet Hits 'Pause' for Charter Schools, Rejects Latest Two Hopefuls
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Oct 3, 6:19 AM: No big surprise, Gov. Phil Murphy’s promise of a “timeout” on new charter schools is coming to fruition, with the Murphy administration rejecting two more charter schools that had been hoping to open next year. >
Princeton Public Schools settles lawsuit with charter school
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Sep 26, 6:37 AM: The school board for the Princeton Public Schools has settled two lawsuits with the Princeton Charter School challenging the charter school’s expansion. The Princeton Public Schools will save a total of $60,000 over the >
Camden Schools Get Something to Celebrate: PARCC Scores Are Picking Up
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Sep 26, 6:33 AM: There was good news on hand at Tuesday’s press conference at Camden Prep, where the acting superintendent and city officials gathered to celebrate advances made by students on their PARCC tests.
College Achieve Public School opens tuition-free, state-of-the-art high school
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Sep 24, 5:32 AM: College Achieve Central currently serves more than 1,000 students enrolled in grades K to 9 on its three campuses, and has a waiting list of more than 200 students. They are limited by their charter to 1,013 students but >
New teacher evaluation standards lower weight of PARCC tests
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Sep 4, 6:28 AM: New Jersey educators are celebrating what they believe is a win as the state released new rules reducing the weight of PARCC test scores on teacher evaluations.
Column: Movement Builds to Reform School Funding in New Hampshire
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Aug 31, 5:12 AM: In Newport recently, about 150 people from around New Hampshire attended an informational session on school funding presented by Andru Volinksy and John Tobin — two of the attorneys who helped litigate a series of state >
Hundreds of N.J. school districts should be eliminated, experts say. Here's the list
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Aug 10, 7:23 AM: A new recommendation to curb rising property taxes and make local government more efficient calls for the elimination of nearly half of the state's nearly 600 school districts.
Charter, vocational, small NJ schools top-heavy with administrators
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Aug 10, 6:27 AM: Charter, vocational and small school districts offer things others don’t, including alternatives to troubled educational settings, special skills training and close-knit learning atmospheres.
Newark Students Struggle to Earn College Degree in Six Years
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Jul 31, 6:41 AM: Whether students from Newark complete college depends in large part on which high school they attend, new report finds.
Property tax break? Sweeping change in how NJ pays for schools is now law
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Jul 25, 4:56 AM: The decades-old debate in New Jersey over how to fairly fund public education took another turn Tuesday when Gov. Phil Murphy signed into law the first major revamp of the state’s modern school funding formula since it was >
Newark Public Schools wants more of its graduates to finish college. KIPP charter network wants to help.
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Jul 20, 6:07 AM: A group of Newark Public Schools guidance counselors will travel to Texas next week to learn how to help high school students pick the right college. KIPP, the national charter school network, will lead the training. >
N.J. adding $351 million to schools, and 'moms' help make it happen
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Jul 17, 7:16 AM: Cavallaro-Fromm, 41, of Swedesboro, is among a group of parents that have been campaigning to change how New Jersey pays for public schools, after years of failure by the state to fulfill its formula for distributing money >
Opinion: 3 ways Murphy could clean up PARCC and other school testing
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Jul 13, 5:02 AM: Over the years, the state has repeatedly changed the role of PARCC and other assessments in awarding high school diplomas. Current high school testing requirements are so complicated that the state Department of Education >
Opinion: The Not So Hidden Agenda to Stall Expansion of Public Charter Schools in NJ
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Jul 10, 4:24 AM: When those opposed to education reform go after public charter schools, they typically adhere to the prototype of a direct attack, like this editorial by Diane Ravitch who charges that these independent schools are >

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