Paterson Education Association President Peter Tirri hopes to avoid a walkout, but says the teachers have been negotiating for 28 months without settling a contract dispute.
Thanks to the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act, students must take a fruit or vegetable with their school lunches. The effort is meant to curb obesity rates.
For Trenton Public Schools, the school year began with a new superintendent. Francisco Duran says he wants to instill a love of learning and a joy of teaching back into the classroom.
A state judge upheld the Perth Amboy school board vote to remove Superintendent Janine Caffrey, but she says progress in the school district has been made.
A hearing in Trenton focuses on the introduction of online education in New Jersey’s charter schools.
In a 239-page report, a task force has recommended over 400 changes to improve education in the Garden State, running the gamut from school nurse training to what kind of paper districts should use.
Changing passing rates can make it difficult for colleges to equally evaluate applicants.
Several officials are fighting to end two decades of state control over the school districts in Newark, Jersey City and Paterson.
In 2010, Marie Corfield found herself in the national spotlight when her confrontation with Gov. Christie, captured on YouTube, went viral.
The President of the New Jersey Policy Perspective says a New Jersey comeback is a hard sell without actual numbers to support the claim.
Gov. Christie started the process that will greatly expand Rutgers and Rowan universities.
New Jersey Association of State Colleges and Universities CEO Michael Klein says the university merger is a great opportunity for Rowan University especially and believes the bond initiative for ...
New Jersey Monthly Editor Ken Schlager says about 20 superintendents have left the state since the salary cap went into effect. He also talks about the magazine's high school rankings, which has New ...
NJEA Communications Director Steve Wollmer says a lot of work by various stakeholders went into the teacher tenure reform bill.
Gov. Chris Christie signed a bill into law that will change requirements for attaining and keeping tenure for New Jersey's grade school teachers.