No current high school students will have to pass the PARCC exam to graduate.
Hundreds of teachers, students and administrators rallied outside the State House in Trenton over proposed cuts to their state aid for the next fiscal year.
"Breaking Barriers Through Education" was the theme of the first-ever Black History Month program from the state's Department of Education. Students from schools across the state focused on how ...
The law requires school districts to develop their own curricula to teach students about the contributions of LGBT and disabled individuals in history.
Murphy announced new initiatives to boost New Jersey's STEM education, specifically in computer science and math.
In October, Department of Education officials announced they would be evaluating charter schools across the state. The review process is now coming to a close.
The two day training, focused on preventing school shootings, starting with identifying the threat mentally, not physically.
A package of bills that unanimously passed out of the Assembly Education Committee Monday aimed to help prevent sexual assault in schools by doing things like educating teachers and staff on how to ...
The DeVos rule changes will be subject to public comment. But once finalized, unlike the Obama policy they’d replace, the DeVos rules will carry the force of law.
The Amistad Commission meets quarterly to promote and protect the law mandating the teaching of African-American history in all New Jersey public schools.
Paula White was offered the role of assistant commissioner at the New Jersey Department of Education, and then just hours later the offer was rescinded.
Camden schools will be getting grant money from the U.S. Department of Education.
Camden wins the "promise neighborhood" competition. And a federal windfall to provide kids with the tools they need to achieve. Obama's banned deep water oil drilling in the Atlantic. Will Trump's ...
A community plagued by guns and drugs presents its own proposal to take back the streets. Can neighbors fix what officials can't? Can revitalizing Camden's distressed housing also boost health and ...
Since the state took over the failing Camden school district, graduation rates have risen to 70 percent.