The announcement that the state will take over Camden's public schools turned attention to one of the most troubled school districts in the nation. University of California professor David Kirp ...
Some in Camden are skeptical about the state taking control of the public schools while others believe the change will serve students well.
At a press conference at Woodrow Wilson High School, Gov. Chris Christie announced that the state will take control of the Camden school district in an effort to increase student achievement.
The topic of a state takeover of public schools is a controversial one. The state's track record in Paterson, Newark and Jersey City have provoked criticism against the move. Many of the schools in ...
Many students living in Union Beach when Hurricane Sandy hit are now attending classes in different schools and getting free meals from the National School Lunch Program.
Some question if the state taking over Camden's schools will improve student performance.
Gov. Chris Christie visited Stone Harbor Elementary School to talk to students who are back in their school since Hurricane Sandy forced them to take classes in a nearby area.
Assemblyman Benjie Wimberly (D-35), who spent years teaching special education in the Paterson school district, says it's time for the state's 21-year reign of the state to come to an end.
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.
At Gov. Chris Christie's latest town hall meeting in Paterson, residents questioned him about public education.
Effectiveness will be measured on improved student learning, including test scores.
The $100 million grant from Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg towards Newark's schools continues to attract scrutiny. The Facebook money and other donated funds are being closely tracked by the Newark ...
NJEA VP Wendell Steinhauer said that one of the major concerns centers on the emphasis placed on standardized tests.
The U.S. Department of Education has clarified and updated an existing law that mandates equal access to sports for students with disabilities.
The College Scorecard gives information about the net price of a college education -- the cost after grants, scholarships and financial aid are factored in.