Sen. Teresa Ruiz says making changes to tenure will ensure great teachers are in the classroom and provide the best opportunity for great learners.
This week, Newark's Superintendent Cami Andersen used her veto power to overrule the schools advisory board when they rejected a series of leases for five charter schools.
Dr. Denise Rodgers discusses the proposed college merger, addressing some of the concerns that have been raised.
Sen. Donald Norcross, a leading sponsor of the plan, says the higher education reorganization will boost the South Jersey Economy and Rutgers' ranking nationwide.
After days of uncertainty and constant amendments, both houses of the legislature appear ready to pass a bill tonight barring a last-minute hangup.
It's been almost two years, since Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg pledge $100 million to the improvement of Newark public schools. So what has been done with the grant money thus far?
Newark Trust for Education President and CEO Ross Danis says the proposal would help close the school district's revenue gap and could help improve education for students.
It has taken more than a year of meetings, consultations, debates and arguments, but New Jersey’s century-old teacher tenure policy appears close to a major overhaul.
School officials say the savings could help plug the $4 million budget hole.
As the cost of higher education continues to skyrocket, more and more students are turning to community colleges as an affordable alternative.
Matthew Boxer is recommending the secretary of higher education issue parameters for compensating community college presidents. A recent investigation found vast disparities among them.
Today’s meeting was intended to give the general public a chance to be heard on this issue.
Karen Siefring, president of Local 2373 of New Jersey American Federation of Teachers, says the union has remained neutral on Gov. Chris Christie's college merger plan.
More than 10,000 children are on the waiting list to to receive subsidized child care. Demand has increased and there are new eligibility requirements.