Trick or treat at a Seton Hall game, Oct. 29

Parents and their children are invited to celebrate Halloween at Seton Hall University.   On Oct. 29, Seton Hall's Women’s Volleyball team has a game at 5 p.m. and the…

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New Jersey educator grants: call for proposals

The Foundation for Impact on Literacy and Learning is a nonprofit organization with a mission to help provide a better future for our children. Our teachers strive every day to…

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Apply for a grant from Sustainable Jersey for Schools

Sustainable Jersey for Schools strives to connect participating schools and districts with financial and technical resources to successfully complete actions and make progress toward a sustainable future. For the 2022-23…

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Read more about the article Bayonne EA president receives human rights educator award
From left: Chevon Williams, Hank Kaplowitz and Gene Woods.

Bayonne EA president receives human rights educator award

Gene Woods, a history teacher at Bayonne High School and president of the Bayonne Education Association, received the Hank Kaplowitz Outstanding Human Rights Educator Award from Kean University’s Human Rights…

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Collective Bargaining Summit set for Oct. 21-22

The NJEA Jim George Collective Bargaining Summit will be held on Oct. 21-22 at the Doubletree Hotel and Conference Center in Somerset. The annual summit is an opportunity for local…

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Buffalo, racism, and education

By Sundjata Sekou  No one arrives at this point in time without history placing us here.  An armed, dangerous, murderous, racist 18-year-old white male arriving at Tops grocery store in…

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Nominations accepted for ESP awards

NJEA will present the 2023 ESP of the Year Award to an NJEA member whose activities reflect the contributions of educational support professionals to public education. The purpose of the…

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Read more about the article Eradicating spotted lanternflies through design-thinking challenges
Students study the life stages of the spotted lanternfly. 

Eradicating spotted lanternflies through design-thinking challenges

A STEM partnership through Rutgers University’s maker certification program By Danielle Puglisi Picture this: On the day before the long-awaited freedom of 2022 summer vacation, seventh grade students at Branchburg Central…

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Read more about the article Teaching the whole story
Students Aidan James and Sean Monteith in class with teacher Paul Blass.

Teaching the whole story

Challenges of instruction in a politicized environment By Paul J. Blass, Ed.D.   I think my colleagues would agree that these past two years have been the most exceptional in our…

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