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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.


(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.


(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.


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Christie, NJ Teacher’s Union Disagree On Task Force Report

A task force charged with improving the effectiveness of teachers in New Jersey has issued it’s report. As expected, the governor likes it and the teachers union doesn’t.