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When Facebook revamped its privacy policies in 2009, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said that users were growing less reticent about sharing personal information with more people.“People have really gotten comfortable not only sharing more information and different kinds, but more openly and with more people.” Zuckerberg said. “That social norm is just something that has evolved over time.”
It appears that those social norms have not evolved quickly enough for Pearson, which found itself at the center of a firestorm when parents discovered that the company was reading their children’s social media posts.Read
Created on Friday, March 20, 2015
NJEA Secretary-Treasurer Sean M. Spiller delivered the following testimony at the March 10th hearing of the Senate Budget Committee in Paramus. “NJEA and its members understand that budgets require difficult choices. After all, our members have to make the same kinds of tough choices when it comes to their own budgets, particularly in light of Chapter 78’s impact on their wallets. They have had to face the serious economic repercussions of increased pension contributions and mandatory premium sharing on health benefits while salary settlements with school districts have failed to keep pace with inflation"
Created on Tuesday, March 10, 2015
The Kids In Need Foundation and the CHA Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the Craft & Hobby Association (CHA), announce a partnership to offer grants to teachers in the state of New Jersey. The grants sponsored by the CHA Foundation will be given to certified preK-12 teachers in New Jersey who wish to conduct classroom projects that make use of arts and crafts materials to enhance the imaginations and skills of their students.
Created on Monday, March 09, 2015
Following Gov. Christie’s budget address last week, where he announced his intention to violate the state’s pension funding law again next year, NJEA joined with other public employee unions to go back to court to enforce the law.
Created on Tuesday, March 03, 2015
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
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