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Pa. Lawmakers Tighten Teacher Background Checks

The House voted unanimously on Wednesday in favor of a bill that would require schools and their contractors to conduct the checks before offering jobs to anyone who has direct contact with students.

10/15/2014

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I-Team Exclusive: How Will Local School Districts Handle Increase In Undocumented Students?

Pennsylvania schools will have to make room for almost 400 undocumented children this fall. In Delaware more than 100 and in new Jersey, more than 1,500. In all, that’s enough to fill nearly 70 classrooms.

08/12/2014

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School District Residency Requirements May Have Some Flexibility

There are plenty of parents who want their school aged children to go to a good school with better student outcomes than the one in which they actually live. This may be illegal.

08/08/2014

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New Jersey May Loosen Teacher Residency Rule

Employees of many New Jersey school districts may soon be allowed to live out of state with no questions asked.

06/19/2014

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New Jersey’s Education Department Aims To Complete Governor Christie’s Goal

New Jersey’s Education Department received a makeover on Wednesday aimed at making it less of a regulatory agency while putting in place Gov. Chris Christie’s goal of successfully teaching and graduating children from all walks of life.

07/13/2011

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