The Paterson and Newark advisory school boards held a public session to update the communities about the status of state control over the school districts.
Members of the New Jersey Board of Education adopted the first round of regulations to help guide districts in evaluating teachers, but the NJEA is concerned about the cost and pace of implementation.
Senate President Steve Sweeney, Assembly Republican leader Jon Bramnick, Assembly Speaker Sheila Oliver and Senate Republican leader Tom Kean, Jr. chime in with the issues that will dominate 2013.
The final debate and the party line response in New Jersey.
The state Education Commissioner faces a hostile crowd.
Education Commissioner Chris Cerf had a testy exchange with members of the public during a meeting in Jersey City regarding the education system.
Unemployment on the rise in the Garden State.
A big step towards medical marijuana.
The education chief gets the votes and some new criticism.
Instead of one assessment in 11th grade, students will have to pass end-of-course exams for specific subjects to receive their high school diplomas.
On the road to Israel as Governor Christie goes international.
The governor is redefining the war on drugs. But his budget is under fire from Wall Street. And New Jersey's fishermen and their forbidden catch.
While overall performance continued to hold steady or improve slightly, a significant achievement gap remains for both low income and minority students.
The state has approved eight new charter schools that are expected to open in September in Trenton, Camden, Newark, Jersey City, and the Vineland area.