Using the PARCC exam as a graduation requirement has been the issue of debate since it was first implemented. Now, legislators are trying to determine where to go from here.
Sweeney’s proposal, a major pillar of his so-called Pathways to Progress plan to cut state spending, resonated with a room of educators who face rising costs and, in many cases, decreased state aid.
The Assembly Budget Committee convenes for its first public hearing on the state’s fiscal year 2020 budget.
A couple hundred members of New Jersey’s largest teachers union rallied in Trenton with boxes containing 116,000 petitions demanding that lawmakers and the governor support a package of bills to ...
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.
In an unprecedented step, an Ocean Township middle school teacher and a colleague are taking the NJEA to court by filing a federal class action suit against the state of New Jersey, the NJEA and their ...
The task force assembled by Sweeney recommended shifting all new public workers into 401(k)s but not changing the system for vested employees. But others argued former governors and Legislatures ...
Relations between the governor, the Senate president and the Assembly speaker are fraying.
Why can't we all get along? Democratic leaders, Murphy advocates spar over upcoming TV ads.
The current administration's stance on charter schools seems unclear in contrast with Christie's rapid expansion approach.
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the role of assistant commissioner at the New Jersey Department of Education, and then just hours later the offer was rescinded.
Lawmakers say fewer people enrolling in teacher prep programs and fewer teachers staying in the profession is causing a national shortage in the profession.
Governor-elect Murphy nominates Lamont Repollet as education commissioner before kicking off events leading up to inauguration day.
The NJEA has confirmed that all of the roughly $5.7 million in independent expenditures the teacher's union spent on legislative races this year came from membership dues, not from voluntary donations ...
After spending $4.5 million to oust Senate President Steve Sweeney in favor of a Republican challenger, the state's largest teachers union says they're willing to work with him.