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The statewide chorus of parents and educators speaking out against high-stakes standardized testing in New Jersey is growing louder. Today, NJEA launched a six-week TV and web ad campaign featuring parents and teachers discussing their concerns with the PARCC (Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers) tests, which all students in grades 3-11 will take beginning March 1.Read
Created on Tuesday, February 17, 2015
The NJEA Higher Education Conference will be held on April 17-18, at the Princeton Marriott at Forrestal Village. The conference begins with registration and workshops at 1 p.m. on Friday followed by additional workshops, dinner and the keynote address.Read
Created on Monday, February 16, 2015
NJEA’s Classroom Close-up, NJ has been nominated for three New York Emmy Awards. The awards will be announced at the 58th Annual New York Emmy® Awards Gala on Saturday, May 2, 2015.Read
Created on Thursday, February 12, 2015
To commemorate a new partnership with NJEA, BankMobile presented a $5,000 check to the NJEA Frederick L. Hipp Foundation for Excellence in Education.Read
Created on Friday, February 06, 2015
Parents and the public are fed up with the explosion of high-stakes testing in New Jersey. That’s the unmistakable message of two new polls published this week by NJEA.Read
Created on Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Parents, students and educators do not like the impact the PARCC tests are having on their public schools and they are organizing to push back. The signs of mounting discontent are everywhere, including this op-ed penned jointly by NJEA President Wendell Steinhauer and Susan Cauldwell, a member of Save Our Schools NJ and executive director of Save Our Schools NJ Community Organizing. Read the op-ed here.
Created on Monday, January 26, 2015
The presentation of the 2015 Ethnic Minority Affairs & Leadership Image Award and the 2015 Equality Champion Award will kick off this year’s NJEA Minority Leadership and Recruitment Conference on April 24-25.
Created on Wednesday, January 21, 2015
On Dec. 3 over 400 parents, teachers and school board members converged on the Burlington County College Enterprise Center to take the PARCC practice tests administered by the Delran Education Association during its "Take the PARCC" event.Read
Created on Tuesday, January 06, 2015
Every child deserves to be treated with respect and dignity. That’s why NJEA has joined forces with GLSEN (The Gay, Lesbian, & Straight Education Network) Central New Jersey Chapter to promote "No Name-Calling Week" Jan. 19-23.Read
Today, the New Jersey Senate unanimously approved the nomination of David Hespe as Commissioner of Education. Mr. Hespe has been serving as Acting Commissioner since March. During his tenure he has demonstrated a willingness to engage in conversation with NJEA and to listen to educators on critical issues affecting our public schools.Read
Created on Thursday, December 18, 2014
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