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NJ’s Monitoring of Social Media For PARCC Test Cheating Angers Parents

With the new assessment tests already somewhat controversial in the state, some North Jersey parents were upset to learn that a company is being paid to watch their children’s online chatter.

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NJ Stresses That New High School Graduation Tests Are Several Years Away

New Jersey education officials are working to clear up some confusion regarding testing standards for high school students before they graduate.


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NJ Education Commissioner Chris Cerf Moving To Private Sector

Cerf came in early in Gov. Chris Christie’s first term, after Bret Schundler was abruptly fired by the governor over policy disagreements.


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Camden Charter School Head Says Big Pay For Her Boyfriend-Chef Was Proper

LEAP’s board chair, Gloria Bonilla-Santiago, says her relationship with Michael Pastorello is well known and, for that reason, she declined to vote on the food service contract that set his $95,000 salary.


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It’s Back To School Week In New Jersey

State education officials say students will be returning to classes Monday in many New Jersey schools that were shuttered by the superstorm.


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NJ Appeals Panel Upholds Limits to ’24/7′ Behavior Policy By Schools

A three-judge appellate panel in New Jersey has ruled that school districts cannot impose a so-called “24/7” policy on student behavior unless that behavior has a direct impact on the school itself.


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NJ Tells 3rd Graders To Reveal A Secret On Standardized Test

Can you get a third grader to tell you a secret? New Jersey education officials are trying to do just that — on a standardized test.