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.
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.
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.