Get all the lead out

It’s way overdue! By Dorothy Wigmore School drinking water. “Building back better.” Environmental racism. They’re all involved in accelerating efforts to “get the lead out.” They’ve been helped by calls…

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Vaccinations promote school nurses’ role

But health and safety questions must be addressed By Dorothy Wigmore Asking questions is important these days. Many deal with pandemic health and safety issues for education staff and students.…

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Read more about the article All in this together?
In August, Lakewood EA member Andrea Levine, joined other members of NJ21United, a coalition of educators and New Jersey residents, outside the governor’s office in Trenton to advocate for financial relief for families that would enable students to remain safely at home during the pandemic.

All in this together?

Pandemic widens inequities By Dorothy Wigmore “We’re all in this together,” was the message in March. But it soon became clear the pandemic ocean has different boats. Some people are…

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Statewide Assessment – Facts & Actions

Over the past two years, Statewide standardized assessment in New Jersey has been in a constant state of flux. The New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE) and State Board of…

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Board Resolution

On Nov. 18, 2019, the Belleville Board of education adopted a resolution in favor of diminishing the role of testing in student evaluation. Your Board of Education can adopt this…

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Opinion: A child is more than a test score

NJEA President Marie Blistan recently penned a guest editorial on the detrimental effects of high-stakes testing published on nj.com. Read it here. Related NJEA member Ikechukwu Onyema gives a member's…

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