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The 200,000-member New Jersey Education Association today urged the Christie Administration and Commissioner of Education Chris Cerf to apply for a one-year waiver to postpone the use of standardized tests to make high-stakes personnel decisions.Read
Created on Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Edward J. Richardson will become the sixth executive director in the 160-year history of the 200,000-member New Jersey Education Association, following his June 14 appointment by the NJEA Executive Committee.
Created on Monday, June 17, 2013
Reading is a year-round priority for New Jersey educators and their students, but early March is, well, another story entirely. For the 15th consecutive year, the New Jersey Education Association is promoting reading and family literacy through its annual Read Across America-NJ program, which culminates on March 1.
Created on Friday, March 01, 2013
NJEA supports common-sense gun safety measures designed to protect students and school employees from gun violence, and to make all of our schools and communities safer. NJEA is working in coalition with other groups to advance legislation to help achieve that goal.Read
Created on Monday, February 25, 2013
When Hurricane Sandy leveled Union Beach in Monmouth County, the town’s middle school was flooded in four feet of water and debris. But on Monday, Nov. 19, the school’s 75 teachers and 500 of its 720 students will return to classes in temporary settings in North Middletown and Keyport with supplies donated by NJEA members across the state.Read
Created on Friday, November 16, 2012
Patients at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center’s Atlantic City Campus will get a whiff of spring today, courtesy of the New Jersey Education Association. When NJEA’s annual Convention – scheduled to conclude today – was canceled due to Superstorm Sandy, it was too late to cancel an order for 100 potted mums that had been purchased in advance to decorate the Atlantic City Convention Center.Read
Created on Friday, November 09, 2012
In the wake of New Jersey’s worst natural disaster in decades, NJEA has created a fund to help its members restore classrooms and schools so students can get back to school and back to normal as soon as possible. The NJEA Hurricane Sandy Back to School Fund will be used to support member volunteer efforts in New Jersey’s hardest-hit communities and schools. Read
Created on Thursday, November 08, 2012
The New Jersey Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL), a non-profit organization founded by the New Jersey Education Association (NJEA) in 2006, is the benefactor of a $500,000 challenge grant offered by NJEA’s national affiliate. The award-winning organization’s goal is to provide teachers with the tools they need to significantly improve student performance in math and science.
Created on Tuesday, October 02, 2012
NJEA President Barbara Keshishian led a contingent of organization representatives to the Aug. 6 signing by Governor Christie of historic tenure reform legislation. “We’re happy to have been a part of the process that created this law,” Keshishian said. “It should go a long way to help us reach the goal of providing every child with the best teacher.”
Created on Monday, August 06, 2012
NJEA President Barbara Keshishian applauded the Assembly’s passage of tenure reform legislation today that closely resembles the proposal laid out by the union last fall. The 79-0 vote, following on the heels of last week’s 40-0 vote in the Senate, was the culmination of months of meetings and discussions involving legislators and education stakeholders from across the state.Read
Created on Monday, June 25, 2012
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