N.J. Supreme Court Lets Christie Off Hook For $1.5B Pension Funding Bill Coming DueNew Jersey's highest court today gave the Christie administration plenty of breathing room in the battle over full funding of the state's pension system.
New Jersey's Largest Teachers Union Takes Fight Over Pensions To AirwavesThe New Jersey Education Association is turning up the heat with a new media blitz starting Thursday
NJ Teachers' Union Bails Out of Gov. Christie's Pension Study CommissionThe New Jersey Education Association announced it will no longer work with Gov. Christie's Pension and Benefits Study Commission until the administration catches up with fund payments it agreed to four years ago.
Unions Suing Christie Administration To Force Required Pension Fund Payment"He’s short again on the law he signed, so we are taking him to court for the third time, with plenty of notice," says Wendell Steinhauer, president of the New Jersey Education Association.
Judge's Decision On Christie Pension Payments Could Poke Huge Hole In N.J. BudgetJudge Mary Jacobson has scheduled a hearing for June 25th, five days before New Jersey, by law, must adopt a new budget.
Injured Outfielder Ben Revere Visits a South Jersey Elementary School
New Jersey Teachers' Convention Canceled In Wake Of SandyThe New Jersey public teachers union has canceled its annual convention for the first time in 158 years because of Sandy.
N.J. Lawmaker Wants Quicker Action When Schoolteachers Bully ChildrenLegislation 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.
Court Overrules Gov. Christie, Orders More Spending For NJ's Neediest SchoolsA ruling Tuesday from the New Jersey Supreme Court orders the state to spend more money on the poorest school districts despite Governor Chris Christie's efforts to balance the budget.
Governor Christie Brings Criticism Of NJ Teacher's Union To WashingtonDuring a national education forum in Washington yesterday, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie took the state teachers union to task for blocking reforms he seeks to make.
Gov. Christie Offers Legislation To Remake Education In New JerseyNew 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.
Exclusive: Gov. Christie On Education Reform, DRPAIn an exclusive one-on-one interview with Eyewitness News, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie placed the blame for education failures in the Garden State squarely on the primary teachers’ union – the New Jersey Education Association.
Governor Christie Talks Teacher Tenure ChangesIn New York, at a forum sponsored by the Brookings Institute, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie talked about his commitment to changing tenure rules in public schools.
NJ Education Task Force Will Reassess State RegulationsGovernor Chris Christie is appointing a seven-member task force that’s expected to come up with results by mid-August.