Schools Development Authority (SDA) says it’s beginning work on close to 80 so-called "emergent" repair projects in some of New Jersey’s most needy school districts.
Assemblywoman Valerie Vainieri Huttle said the money is meant to help school districts that need it implement the new law.
The state's largest teachers union nearly doubled its record $6 million from the year before. The target of this unprecedented multi-million dollar effort was Gov. Chris Christie.
With the clock ticking on the Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Act, the governor announced a plan to include funding and a task force.
Director of Communications Steve Wollmer says the governor is diverting attention away from the real issues like teacher tenure and evaluation.
Sen. Michael Doherty has a plan that he says will ensure school aid is distributed fairly throughout the state.
Gov. Chris Christie's announcement that he would increase school aid in for the first time in 2 years caused members from both parties to sound off.
With a March deadline approaching for seven Newark schools slated to close, parents say the schools superintendent’s office has been less than forthcoming with information.
“We need to explore every possibility to make sure that the net result is one that both sides . . . in this collaboration is comfortable and happy with this marriage,” said Ali Houshmand.
Gov. Chris Christie was in Hudson County this morning to announce a new round of school construction projects by the Schools Development Authority.
The university held a screening of the documentary "After the Fire," which tells the story after a deadly dorm fire in 2000.
At a press conference naming Edward Dickson Homeland Security director, Governor Christie continued to blast the NJEA and its leader Vince Giordano.
When it comes to discussing who's done what for urban kids, NJEA Communications Director Stephen Wollmer says it's "time to set the record straight."
A Richard Meier-design project with charter schools, residential units for teachers and retail space is underway.
Newark State District Superintendent of Schools Cami Anderson says she is pressing on with her plans to close seven city schools.