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(Schoolkids react with delight as Phillies' outfielder Ben Revere, left, and the Phillie Phanatic pay a visit to their school.   Credit: Paul Kurtz)

Injured Outfielder Ben Revere Visits a South Jersey Elementary School

By Paul Kurtz CHERRY HILL, N.J. (CBS) — The first day of school at Mann Elementary School in Cherry Hill was a memorable one today for students as they received a visit from Phillies’ outfielder […]

09/03/2013

Atlantic City Boardwalk during Hurricane Sandy (credit: CBS)

New Jersey Teachers’ Convention Canceled In Wake Of Sandy

The New Jersey public teachers union has canceled its annual convention for the first time in 158 years because of Sandy.

11/01/2012

(New Jersey state senator Diane Allen, at Trenton press conference.  Credit: David Madden)

N.J. Lawmaker Wants Quicker Action When Schoolteachers Bully Children

Legislation has been introduced in Trenton to enhance what is considered the nation’s strongest anti-bullying law by speeding up the penalty process when adults are involved.

05/17/2012

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Court Overrules Gov. Christie, Orders More Spending For NJ’s Neediest Schools

A ruling Tuesday from the New Jersey Supreme Court orders the state to spend more money on the poorest school districts despite Governor Chris Christie’s efforts to balance the budget.

05/24/2011

File photo of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (credit: Getty Images)

Governor Christie Brings Criticism Of NJ Teacher’s Union To Washington

During a national education forum in Washington yesterday, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie took the state teachers union to task for blocking reforms he seeks to make.

05/12/2011

(Gov. Chris Christie, making his legislative proposals today in Trenton.  Photos by David Madden)

Gov. Christie Offers Legislation To Remake Education In New Jersey

New Jersey governor Chris Christie has sent the state legislature a seven-bill package aimed at reforming education in the Garden State, with the emphasis on teacher performance and local control.

04/13/2011

Chris Christie

Exclusive: Gov. Christie On Education Reform, DRPA

In an exclusive one-on-one interview with Eyewitness News, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie placed the blame for education failures in the Garden State squarely on the primary teachers’ union – the New Jersey Education Association. 

04/12/2011

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Governor Christie Talks Teacher Tenure Changes

In New York, at a forum sponsored by the Brookings Institute, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie talked about his commitment to changing tenure rules in public schools.

04/08/2011

NJ Education Task Force Will Reassess State Regulations

Governor Chris Christie is appointing a seven-member task force that’s expected to come up with results by mid-August.

04/06/2011