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NJEA Vice President Marie Blistan today called on members of the Joint Committee on Public Schools to commit to fully funding the state’s existing school funding formula, known as SFRA.Read
Created on Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Additional seats are available on NJEA buses leaving from Trenton (Arm & Hammer Park) and South Jersey (Deptford Mall) to the Women’s March on Washington on Sat., Jan. 21. If you are interested in going, email Toni Boyle at email@example.com by noon Tuesday, Jan.17 and indicate your departure location. Spots will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Buses are for NJEA members only.Read
Created on Friday, January 13, 2017
NJEA President Wendell Steinhauer issued this statement regarding the announcement today that New Jersey’s excellent high school graduation rate continues to climb. “New Jersey’s rising graduation rate is great news, and it shows that our public schools are succeeding. New Jersey has long been at or near the top of the nation when it comes to graduation, but that fact that the rate keeps increasing shows that we never rest on our laurels."Read
Created on Thursday, January 12, 2017
NJEA President Wendell Steinhauer released this statement to challenge Gov. Christie’s misleading statements about public charter schools and pension funding in today’s State of the State address: “Gov. Christie should tell the truth about his charter school agenda. He’s not trying to make New Jersey’s public charter schools more innovative or more effective. He’s trying to make them less accountable."Read
Created on Tuesday, January 10, 2017
As the governor prepared for his final State of the State address, NJEA joined advocacy groups from across the state to participate in an event to illustrate the “Real State of Our State.” Hosted by Better Choices for New Jersey, the press conference touched on a wide variety of issues--from the environment to economics to education--highlighting the governor’s neglect over the past seven years.Read
As a result of a contribution from NJEA, the New Jersey Commission on Holocaust Education is able to coordinate a trip for educators to the infamous sites of the Holocaust, July 19-Aug. 3, 2017. The total grant will be utilized to provide partial scholarships to members for their participation. Participants will travel to Germany, the Czech Republic, Poland and Holland.
Created on Wednesday, January 04, 2017
NJEA is accepting nominations for the 2017 Ethnic Minority Affairs & Leadership Image Award, which honors members who have been champions of ethnic minority rights/issues and have significantly affected education and the achievement of equal opportunity for those facing discrimination due to their ethnicity.
Created on Tuesday, January 03, 2017
NJEA is accepting nominations for the 2017 Equality Champion Award, which honors members who have been champions in defense of human and civil rights that have significantly affected education and the achievement of equal opportunity for those facing discrimination due to their sexual orientation or gender identity.
On Tuesday, Dec. 13, NJEA members from across South Jersey came together to share ideas, discover great discounts and get some holiday shopping done. Hosted by an off-shoot of NJEA’s early career network known as Team South, “NJEA for the Holidays” sought to bring together early career educators from throughout the region.Read
Created on Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Today, the NJ Department of Education released evaluation data from 2014-15 showing that over 98.4 percent of teachers in New Jersey were rated effective or highly effective. While those results are very encouraging and worth highlighting, NJEA also remains concerned about fundamental problems with the evaluation system, including the use of standardized test scores.
Created on Friday, December 09, 2016
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