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Rutgers Teetering on the Edge of Major Faculty Strike
Carly Sitrin | April 10, 2019 | Education, The Booker Beat
Students, faculty, union members, and national organizations come together in final show of solidarity outside Newark campus center
Controversy Continues over NJ Schools Development Authority
Carly Sitrin | April 5, 2019 | Education
Amid storm over CEO Lizette Delgado-Polanco’s hirings and firings, a show of support for embattled leader of the SDA
Student Bill of Rights Central to New State Plan for Higher Education
Carly Sitrin | March 27, 2019 | Education
Long-terms goals include making college more affordable, keeping talent in New Jersey, and giving students a stronger voice
Up in Smoke: Why Bill to Legalize Weed Was Pulled from Legislative Agenda
Carly Sitrin | March 26, 2019 | Politics
Caucus reveals 21 requisite ‘yes’ votes couldn’t be mustered in the Senate, but measure’s sponsors and leaders say they’ll be back, perhaps as early as May
Explainer: This Is What’s in New Jersey’s Landmark Marijuana Bill
Carly Sitrin | March 21, 2019 | Explainer
Some lawmakers say they haven’t been given enough time to study measure that would legalize marijuana in NJ. Here’s a comprehensive analysis of its contents
Senate and Assembly Committees Vote Out Bill Legalizing Marijuana
Carly Sitrin | March 19, 2019 | Politics
Measure could come to floor vote next week, but some pols disturbed over irregularities during hearings, raise concerns about ‘good governing’
Spelling Out How School Funding Formula Needs to Be Overhauled
Carly Sitrin | March 15, 2019 | Education
New report says so many things have changed since formula was created a decade ago that big adjustments are needed, including more money for special education
Murphy, Dem Leaders Now Must Round Up Votes for Marijuana Legislation
Carly Sitrin | March 13, 2019 | Social
Have they the support of enough Democrats to legalize adult use in New Jersey? That’s just one question arising out of this week’s agreement on legislation
Assembly Pulls PARCC Bill in Response to Worried Calls from Parents
Carly Sitrin | February 26, 2019 | Education
Mothers and fathers jump on unclear language that makes it sound as if more than one exam can be administered to high school students
Advocates Perturbed as Lawmakers Press on with School Testing Legislation
Carly Sitrin | February 22, 2019 | Education
The saga over graduation requirements for New Jersey’s high school students was thought to have been settled last week. Proposed new legislation is raising more concerns
PARCC Compromise Averts a Crisis for High School Seniors and Juniors
Carly Sitrin | February 19, 2019 | Education
But now New Jersey’s Department of Education must come up with graduation requirements for the class of 2021 and beyond
$1 Toll Hike Will Fund Major Capital Upgrades on Delaware Memorial Bridge
Carly Sitrin | February 14, 2019 | Transportation
Governors of New Jersey, Delaware sign off on resolution to pay for safety, infrastructure improvements on one of the most heavily traveled links in Northeast
Eight School Districts Sue NJ DOE Over Cuts in State Aid
Carly Sitrin | February 12, 2019 | Education
But Senate President Sweeney says they should have seen the writing on the blackboard, changes resolve long-standing inequities in state education aid
Stop-Gap Attempt to ‘Avoid Chaos’ as Court Action Awaited in PARCC Case
Carly Sitrin | February 8, 2019 | Education
A court’s recent strike-down of PARCC graduation requirements has led to widespread confusion. Lawmakers try to keep the requirements in place for current juniors and seniors
Why Don’t Kids Go to School? Students Have Their Say
Carly Sitrin | February 6, 2019 | Education
Lawmakers go straight to the source to hear about the obstacles that keep some kids from attending classes
Divided Reactions to Court Decision on PARCC and What It Means for Students
Carly Sitrin | February 5, 2019 | Education
Path to graduation still uncertain for about 170,000 high school seniors and juniors, but ‘business as usual’ for many school officials who continue to implement PARCC as a graduation requirement
Legislative Hold on PARCC Replacement Leaves No Clear Path to HS Diploma
Carly Sitrin | January 29, 2019 | Education
NJ lawmakers delay vote on measure after appellate court issues stay on ruling that would kill PARCC, students left out in the cold — for now
New Jersey Employers Search for Straight Answers on Cannabis in the Workplace
Carly Sitrin | January 24, 2019 | More Issues
Medical marijuana raises more questions than answers about drug tests and employee rights, while full-blown legalization seems like an invitation to lawsuits and court cases
State Officials Ask Judges to Let Classes of 2019 and 2020 Graduate Under Old Rules
Carly Sitrin | January 18, 2019 | Education
DOE says appellate court case is leaving nearly 170,000 current seniors and juniors without a clear path to graduation
Profile: The Right Stuff to Take Camden’s Schools to Next Level — and Beyond
Carly Sitrin | January 17, 2019 | Profiles
Acting Superintendent Katrina McCombs already has plans in place to address Camden’s myriad problems — from gang violence to trauma — but she also needs the top spot
Murphy Releases More Funding For Pre-K Programs Across State
Carly Sitrin | January 11, 2019 | Education
Thirty-three needy districts that previously had received no pre-K funding from Trenton, will benefit. Advocates praise governor’s move, but say much more needs to be done
NJ Has Weak System of State Support for Black and Latino College Students — Report
Carly Sitrin | January 10, 2019 | Education
Higher education in NJ is hobbled by inequities that leave many minority students ill-equipped for college and the job market, authors contend
All-Out Efforts to Block Rider’s Sale of Westminster Choir College to Chinese
Carly Sitrin | January 8, 2019 | Education
Rider University’s move to sell ‘religious music college’ to company owned by Chinese government has triggered lawsuits, a faculty grievance, and worries about ‘destruction’ of an American college
Governor Signs Education Measures — Special Focus on School Safety, Buses
Carly Sitrin | December 19, 2018 | Education
Lives lost in U.S. school shootings and New Jersey school bus tragedy prompt efforts to increase safeguards for students
Decrying It as ‘Policing for Profit,’ Critics Want Reform of NJ’s Civil Asset Forfeiture
Carly Sitrin | December 13, 2018 | Social
Cash, cars, boats, guns, big stuff, small stuff: Detractors say it’s all fair game for law enforcement in New Jersey even if the owners are never charged with a crime
‘Fed Up’ Rutgers Faculty Protest Slow Contract Talks, Threaten to Strike
Carly Sitrin | December 7, 2018 | Education
Hundreds of faculty union members picketed meeting of university’s board of governors, frustrated with stagnant wages and months of fruitless bargaining
Educators to Trenton: Go Back to School on School Monitoring System
Carly Sitrin | December 5, 2018 | Education
State DOE officials get an earful on the administrative burden imposed by a system designed to provide oversight and accountability in public schools
National Labor Leader Irate over Kean University’s New China Strategy
Carly Sitrin | November 30, 2018 | Education
‘How dare we let it happen right under our eyes,’ says AFT president Randi Weingarten, referring to transfer of faculty at Kean’s Wenzhou outpost to Chinese government employment
The A to Z of Legalizing Recreational Marijuana in NJ — Any Day Now
Carly Sitrin | November 26, 2018 | Social
The state Legislature is set today to take up, and possibly vote on, a comprehensive bill that would make recreational use of cannabis by adults legal in the Garden State
Unsafe at Any Speed: How NJ’s Unscrupulous Used-Car Dealers Hurt Consumers
Carly Sitrin | November 21, 2018 | Social
Hiding behind legislative loopholes in the tristate area, multidealer locations get away with scams and fraud and sometimes far worse
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