Charter School Advocates Disapprove of School Reform Legislation

By Kate Megargee

 Advocates contend the state’s 15-year-old charter school law needs some changes, but the proposed Assembly-sponsored reforms undermine charter school growth.  Read more of this post

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Norcross Reacts to NJEA Ad

By Desiree Taylor

South Jersey power broker George Norcross said that the NJEA advertisement alleging he might benefit from proposed health care changes was inaccurate.  Read more of this post

Acting Education Commissioner Cerf Testifies at the Senate Budget Hearing

By Jerry Henry

Should the creation of new charter schools be a decision made by the state, or should voters decide if they want them in their town?  Read more of this post

Dissent over Facebook Grant Money Expressed at Newark Schools Public Hearing

By Briana Vannozzi

The news that five new, alternative public high schools have been chosen to receive the first portion of the Facebook grant money caused a stir among education activists and residents at a Newark Schools public hearing.  Read more of this post

New High Schools for Newark Rejected

By Desiree Taylor

It’s been a tumultuous time in Newark since the controversial school overhaul plan was leaked to the press in February.  Read more of this post

School Funding Implications

By Marie DeNoia Aronsohn

Are public schools, the state supreme court and the state budget on a collision course?  Read more of this post

Newark Public Schools May Consolidate to Make Room for Charter Schools

By Desiree Taylor

Tensions flared at last night’s Newark School Advisory Board meeting as residents waited two hours to learn more about the proposed changes.  Read more of this post