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.
Stigall Show Log 2.9.12Chris 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.
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.
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.
Embattled NJ Teachers Union Offers A Reform PlanNew 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.
NJ Governor’s Town Hall Gets ConfrontationalGov. 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.
NJ Education Chief Won’t Go To Teachers ConferenceThe 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.
Stimulus $ Could Be Used to Rehire Teachers in NJ