NJEA officers testify before SBOE commending PARCC changes

The State Board of Education held their monthly meeting in Trenton on Sept. 12, 2018. On the agenda was the discussion of several proposals from the New Jersey Department of…

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Murphy and Repollet slash PARCC percentage in teacher evaluation

Governor keeps campaign promise to parents, students and educators New Jersey Commissioner of Education Dr. Lamont Repollet today announced that PARCC scores will account for only five percent of a…

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Stakeholder Perspectives on PARCC

On April 27, 2018, New Jersey Commissioner of Education Dr. Lamont Repollet and the New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE) released a statewide broadcast calling for public input to inform…

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Gov. Murphy keeps pledge to scale back testing

At its July 11 meeting, the New Jersey State Board of Education will have its first discussion of regulations to transition from the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College…

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Making schools safer for transgender students

By Dr. Amy Moran, Teaneck middle school teacher; Erik Gundersen, Pascack Valley superintendent; Jackson Evangelista, Northern Valley student, and Patrick Rumaker, NJEA Review editor On July 21, 2017, Gov. Chris Christie signed…

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Promising testing bill passes in Assembly

Pictured: Asm. Andrew Zwicker discusses A-4122 before the vote during today's Assembly session. From left: Zwicker, NJEA Director of Government Relations Ginger Gold-Schnitzer, NJEA Vice President Marie Blistan, and NJEA Secretary-Treasurer…

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