- NJ Politics Digest: Should Taxpayers Support Teachers’ Unions?
- Mar 28, 7:20 AM: It’s well known that unions representing New Jersey’s public school teachers aren’t afraid to throw their weight around in Trenton.
- Millions of your tax dollars have disappeared into NJ's flawed charter school experiment
- Mar 27, 6:34 AM: NJ taxpayers are spending hundreds of millions of dollars to construct and renovate charter school buildings, but the public doesn't own them.
- New vision for higher education in New Jersey aims to keep students in the Garden State
- > Mar 27, 6:07 AM: New Jersey officials on Tuesday released a new vision for higher education in the state that will aim to improve affordability and access, and try to persuade more students to stay in the Garden State for college.
- Group May Head Back to Court over Lack of NJ School Desegregation
- > Mar 20, 5:08 AM: A coalition of organizations that sued New Jersey last year to desegregate public schools is prepared to go back to court to press for a solution, because of a lack of progress in settlement talks with state officials.
- Career and Technical Education prepares our students for jobs that haven’t even been created yet, N.J. commissioner says
- Mar 1, 6:36 AM: In the Garden State, hundreds of teachers, administrators, and school counselors involved in Career and Technical Education (CTE) serve more than 179,200 secondary and postsecondary students.
- Effectiveness of Personalized Learning Program in NJ Questioned
- Feb 28, 7:02 AM: Results highlight debate over how to measure what’s working in the classroom when kids are learning different things
- Ocean Academy Charter School seeks to build new school in Lakewood
- Feb 7, 7:34 AM: Ocean Academy Charter School — which currently educates 220 children in kindergarten through third grades — wants to build a three-story 15,956-square-foot building for its growing student body.
- Charter and district teachers learn side by side in Newark
- > Jan 31, 8:47 AM: Teachers became students, as Newark district schoolteachers — who struggle getting students to read a challenging book and truly understand it — got tips from charter school colleagues at a workshop on how to grab kids’
- Auditor Questions Oversight of Camden's Renaissance Schools
- > Jan 29, 8:19 AM: The state auditor last week released the second of two reviews of the renaissance schools program in Camden’s state-operated schools, detailing how the state had failed between 2016 and 2018 to ensure proper enrollment and
- Report: College Aid for Prisoners Pays Dividends for All Down the Line
- > Jan 16, 9:00 AM: Allowing prisoners to receive federal aid to pay for college courses while incarcerated would reduce recidivism rates, save states money and boost the economy as former inmates get higher-paying jobs, a new report shows.
- Opinion: School choice improves education for all families
- > Jan 16, 6:08 AM: New Jersey offers magnet schools offering specialized curricula, online education through the New Jersey Virtual School, and charter schools — publicly funded institutions with greater autonomy and accountability for
- NJ Has Weak System of State Support for Black and Latino College Students- Report
- Jan 10, 6:21 AM: Higher education in New Jersey is failing its black and Latino students, according to a new report. And, if that inequity is not addressed soon, the state’s economy will suffer, the authors say.
- NJ doubles security funding for religious and private schools
- > Jan 9, 6:25 AM: Religious and private schools in New Jersey will get an additional $11.3 million in security funding from the state — doubling the amount they currently receive — under a bill Gov. Phil Murphy signed into law Tuesday.
- Schools await guidance after PARCC ruling
- > Jan 3, 7:12 AM: Local school officials are still digesting the implications of a New Year's Eve court ruling that struck down New Jersey's controversial PARCC testing requirements in Algebra I and 10th-grade English for high school
- PARCC graduation requirement struck down by NJ court
- > Jan 2, 6:17 AM: New Jersey high schoolers will no longer be required to take the controversial Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers tests as a condition of graduation, under a state appellate court ruling
- 'Last in, first out' policy protecting NJ teachers with seniority will stay put
- Dec 13, 7:55 AM: The New Jersey Supreme Court said it won't review a lower-court ruling that had dismissed a lawsuit challenging the long-standing policy. The decision ends a two-year battle to overturn the statute.
- Stockton dual-credit course to decrease need for math remediation
- > Dec 13, 7:02 AM: For Stockton University, its new dual-credit pilot program is preparing future students for college-level courses. For the high school students taking the class, they are getting a head start on a degree and saving
- Save our charter schools
- > Dec 6, 8:26 AM: Facing a possible state freeze on the expansion of charter schools and state plans to review those that already exist, students, teachers, faculty and others staged a march through the streets last month to highlight
- Op-Ed: Let's Help Charter Schools Continue to Thrive
- Dec 6, 7:16 AM: As the Department of Education carries out a review of New Jersey’s charter schools, it should note the tremendous public support for them. It’s time for officials to match that support.
- 10 bill package to expand apprenticeships in New Jersey: Education briefs
- Dec 5, 8:25 AM: Legislators hope a package of bills introduced this week will expand apprenticeship opportunities in high-demand fields by creating the necessary infrastructure.
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