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Job Initiatives Help Steer Grads to Construction Union Jobs
NJTV News Online | July 24, 2017 | Education
For many New Jersey residents, these programs are a lifeline to a better future
Fine Print: NJ Revises Accountability Plan for Federal Approval
John Mooney | July 21, 2017 | Education
Seven years after Race to the Top fiasco, Christie administration goes through federal review of its latest accountability plan
Christie’s Charter Legacy: A Clear Record of Growth
John Mooney | July 18, 2017 | Education
In the eight years the governor has headed up state government, charter school enrollment has more than doubled
Now It’s Official: Harrington (Finally) Sworn in as Education Commissioner
John Mooney | July 13, 2017 | Education
She’s spent nine months doing the job, and now that she has the title it may be short lived: Christie’s term runs out in six months
State Board Prepares to Cede Local Control to Jersey City Schools
John Mooney | July 6, 2017 | Education
Former Gov. Kean, who presided over takeover, quantifies modest success as ‘biggest disappointment’ of his administration
Despite Budget Drama and Deadlock, School Funding Changes Survive
John Mooney | July 5, 2017 | Education
Budget as signed represents first move in almost a decade to follow the state’s school-funding formula
New School Aid Left in Limbo as Pols Take Budget to 11th Hour
John Mooney | June 30, 2017 | Education
The $131 million now set to go to districts is about 10% less than originally planned; cuts will be held to 2% of total aid
Q&A: Mark Biedron, Former President, State Board of Education
John Mooney | June 29, 2017 | Education
Biedron reflects on his six years of service, recalls some contentious issues, and remains in the dark about why the administration didn’t reappoint him
Pre-K Expansion, the Silent Partner in the Dems’ School-Funding Scheme
John Mooney | June 23, 2017 | Education
Some $25 million dollars in new aid could mean full-day pre-K for another 2,500 children
Republican Leaders Unveil A School-Funding Plan of Their Own
NJTV News Online | June 23, 2017 | Education
GOP picks up a notable ally in Wendell Steinhauer, president of the NJEA
Sweeney, NJEA Square off in Ugly Brawl About School Funding
John Mooney | June 21, 2017 | Education
Never good friends, the Senate president and the state teachers union punch and counterpunch over $125 million school-aid plan
Christie Says ‘We’ll Have to See’ About Sweeney-Prieto School-Funding Deal
NJTV News Online | June 21, 2017 | Education
Governor says aspects of Democrats’ deal are ‘encouraging’ while others are ‘discouraging and unfair’
Interactive Map: Charting the Ups and Downs of Dems’ School-Aid Plan
John Mooney | June 16, 2017 | Education, Maps, Map of the Week
For critics it’s not just a matter of winners and losers; NJEA dismisses strategy as ‘sick scheme’ for proposing school budget cuts so late in the day
Sweeney, Prieto Agreement Adds $125M to School-Funding Formula
John Mooney | June 15, 2017 | Education
Embattled Democratic leaders shake hands on a deal, but will Christie and the rest of the Legislature buy into their vision?
What Do You Want to Know About How NJ Funds Its Public Schools?
John Mooney | June 15, 2017 | Education
Use our interactive tool to let us know your questions about school funding in the Garden State
State Board Poised to End Control of Jersey City Schools, Newark May Follow
John Mooney | June 8, 2017 | Education
But which state board will make the call? The makeup of the panel is still in flux, and its president and vice president could be ushered out the door
Public Education and the Candidates: Putting the Issues in Perspective
John Mooney | June 2, 2017 | Education, Elections 2017
The hot topics are no secret — funding, PARCC testing, and charter schools — but teasing out where the candidates stand is the real test
Some Unexpected Drama for Staid, State Board of Education
John Mooney | May 26, 2017 | Education
Naming two new members to the panel kicks up some legislative dust as Senators want to interview replacements
Newark Parents’ LIFO Challenge Back in Court on Appeal
John Mooney | May 25, 2017 | Education
Summarily dismissed last month, the appeal turns on the plaintiffs’ allegation that judge didn’t give ‘adequate consideration to harm … being done’
Newark Teachers Union Inks New Contract — without Oprah, Zuckerberg
John Mooney | May 16, 2017 | Education
After more than a year at the bargaining table, NTU walks away with contract that protects performance bonuses, includes raises
Adding It Up: Economic Impact of New Jersey’s Private Colleges
John Reitmeyer | May 11, 2017 | Education
All told, private schools contribute about $3.5 billion to the state’s economy, a sizable chunk of change from 14 public facilities
New Jersey’s Court System Continues to Drive Education Policy
John Mooney | May 4, 2017 | Education
Yesterday’s dismissal of the Newark ‘LIFO’ case and recent decisions continue to show how the court is a force in education in Garden State
Democrats to Christie: No Progress on School-Aid Reform, No Budget
John Mooney | May 3, 2017 | Education
No more debates about fine points of various plans, the Democrats want real movement on funding formula
Fine Print: OLS Releases Analysis of Christie School Budget
John Mooney | April 25, 2017 | Education
Annual budget report details questions about state aid, more
Parents Let Lawmakers Know They’re Unhappy with School Funding
NJTV News Online | April 25, 2017 | Education
As they sat and listened to legislators and education officials debate state aid for New Jersey’s schools, parents made their presence felt
Exploring Christie’s Budget Plan — From the Education Angle
John Mooney | April 24, 2017 | Education
Acting education commissioner Harrington slated to appear today before Assembly committee to speak up for governor’s public education allocations
As Pols Dawdle over School Funding, Here Are the Numbers at Stake
John Mooney | April 18, 2017 | Education
Depending on whose math you follow, districts could be in line for $1 billion to $2 billion
Opinion: Why I Support Betsy DeVos
Dick Zimmer | April 17, 2017 | Education, Opinion
The issue is school choice. The opposition is the teachers unions
Taking a Closer Look at New Jersey DOE School Performance Reports
NJTV News Online | April 12, 2017 | Education
NJ Spotlight education writer John Mooney explains what’s new and why it matters for the latest crop of school report cards
Latest School Performance Reports Put ACT/SAT Results in Perspective
John Mooney | April 5, 2017 | Education
Reports, released yesterday, continue to stress dynamic growth over static snapshots
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