Governor Chris Christie is pushing for a longer school day and year for all New Jersey kids. It’s an idea that has the state’s teachers union asking some serious questions.
New Jersey’s teachers union is taking Governor Chris Christie to task over claims that high schools in Camden are not properly preparing students for college.
The New Jersey public teachers union has canceled its annual convention for the first time in 158 years because of Sandy.
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.
Chris agrees with Governor Chris Christies response to NJEA Executvie Director Vincent Giordano’s defense of they union’s stance against charter schools. He examines the potential cover-up at the Daily News and Inquirer over stories about potential buyers for the papers. He also talks to Jeremy Witkins, who developed a phone app allowing parents to monitor pictures and texts on their kids phones.
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.
Governor Chris Christie is appointing a seven-member task force that’s expected to come up with results by mid-August.
New Jersey’s largest teachers union on Tuesday announced a plan of its own to make it quicker for schools to fire bad teachers in a response to Gov. Chris Christie’s constant refrain that the group is a roadblock to improving education.
Gov. Chris Christie found himself on the defensive Wednesday as retired educators and union workers lobbed criticism and lectured the tough-talking governor about his tone with the teachers union.
The state’s acting education commissioner has pointedly declined an invitation to address teachers at an annual New Jersey Education Association convention, saying the union fails to put children first.
With New Jersey governor Chris Christie deciding he’ll apply for newly approved federal funding for education, it’s thought many teachers laid off in budget cuts may be coming back, if only for a year or […]