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“Inspiring Change” is the theme of International Women’s Day. This theme encourages everyone to contribute to the advancement of women and challenge inequities that persist in the United States and abroad. Education serves as either a doorway or a barrier to gender equity and the advancement of girls and women. The Education International statement for International Women’s Day addresses global education where progress is being made – and must be made – to support greater gender equity.
Created on Thursday, March 06, 2014
NJEA members, parents and other education advocates have submitted 1,037 letters, and counting, to the State Board of Education, detailing major problems with evaluation and testing in New Jersey’s public schools.
Created on Wednesday, March 05, 2014
A head custodian, a paraprofessional, a retired NJEA staff member, and a former NJEA president shared honors at the 2014 NJEA Educational Support Professionals (ESP) Conference during a celebration dinner held on Feb. 1.Read
Created on Tuesday, March 04, 2014
NJEA President Wendell Steinhauer issued the following statement regarding the nomination of David Hespe as New Jersey’s new commissioner of education. "We congratulate Mr. Hespe on his nomination, and we look forward to working with him to find smart, creative, research-based approaches to helping New Jersey’s public schools thrive."Read
Created on Thursday, February 27, 2014
At tonight’s meeting of the Newark School Advisory Board, NJEA President Wendell Steinhauer strongly condemned Superintendent Cami Anderson's illegal plan to lay off up to 700 Newark teachers and replace them with 300 Teach for America candidates. In a highly unusual development, Anderson refused to attend the meeting. Read the full text of his comments.Read
Created on Tuesday, February 25, 2014
NJEA president Wendell Steinhauer issued the following statement in response to the budget address:
“Governor Christie is doing the right thing by making the full, legally required pension payment this year. But he is doing the wrong thing by misleading New Jersey residents about the state of the pension system."Read
NJEA President Wendell Steinhauer sent the following letter to Newark Superintendent of Schools Cami Anderson this evening in response to her attempt to eliminate tenure and seniority rights for 700 Newark teachers: Dear Ms. Anderson, I am writing to you on behalf of the members of the Newark Teachers Association (NTA) and their 200,000 fellow NJEA members, who share my deep concern over the educational climate in Newark.Read
Created on Monday, February 24, 2014
NJEA Vice President Marie Blistan delivered a strong message to members of the Legislative Black Caucus in Newark last night: It’s time to stand up against the “One Newark” plan that is closing public schools, causing social and political upheaval, and opening charter schools at an alarming rate.Read
Created on Wednesday, February 19, 2014
For the past 16 years, Dottie Grieb has been a specialized teaching assistant for the Gloucester County Special Services School District. Dottie works with students with all kinds of special needs including autism, hearing impairment, behavioral challenges, and multiple disabilities on a reading program. She is featured in an NJEA ad running on BEN-FM this month.Read
Created on Wednesday, February 12, 2014
NJEA Vice President Marie Blistan testified today at the School Development Authority (SDA) Board meeting, urging immediate action be taken to repair and modernize some of the state’s neediest schools.Read
Created on Tuesday, February 11, 2014
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