Senate President Steve Sweeney wants the U.S. attorney and New Jersey attorney general to investigate claims that the NJEA is trying to coerce officials into approving a pension ballot question by threatening to withhold political contributions.
The governor said his Fairness Formula would lower property taxes in many suburbs, including an average of $2,200 in Fair Lawn, and it would give $6,600 to every non-special needs public school student in the state.
For the first time, New Jersey’s Higher Education Student Assistance Authority will no longer automatically deny the applications of students who can’t produce a social security number for their parents.
A Collingswood Public Schools teacher called police to respond to a third-grader’s comment that another student called racist. Parents were upset they weren't notified of a policy change that involved police in school behavioral issues.
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