State lawmakers warmly celebrated West Side High School Principal Akbar Cook and toured innovative programs the Newark native set up.
On Saturday, the federal shutdown will become the longest on record.
In an unanimous decision in a three-judge appellate court panel, the PARCC test was struck down as violating state law. The court gave the Department of Education a 30-day stay to potentially appeal ...
Committee members say Katie Brennan's testimony highlights the need for reform.
A new package of bills focuses on increasing access to apprenticeships and getting individuals into high-growth sectors that create greater opportunity for upward mobility.
The anger in Trenton is palpable after a report details the failure of the Murphy administration to investigate an alleged sexual assault.
Legislative leaders expressed exasperation at a Joint Education Committee meeting as they asked Gov. Phil Murphy’s education commissioner, Lamont Repollet, to slow down on implementing the phase out ...
Newark's superintendent promises a new approach as the city begins its first year in charge of its schools in more than 20 years.
Gov. Phil Murphy says he will phase out the controversial PARCC test. What will replace it?
There was an air of celebration as Gov. Murphy prepared to sign a bill granting financial aid at state colleges and universities to unauthorized immigrants.
There was widespread agreement at Tuesday's Senate budget hearing that the state needs a transportation overhaul like the one Gov. Phil Murphy is proposing.
A joint session of the Assembly and Senate Education Committees heard testimony about the importance of public safety.
A majority of lawmakers in the Assembly Health Committee voted to advance a bill that shrinks a loophole for religious exemptions for mandatory vaccinations.
Bob Menendez kicked off his re-election campaign in his hometown of Union City, where attendees read like a who's who of New Jersey politics.
From DACA to equal pay, Sweeney moves Democratic agenda items through the state Senate.