Monthly Archives: June 2013

An Open Letter to Governor Chris Christie, Commissioner Christopher Cerf and the NJ Legislature

June 20, 2013 An Open Letter to Governor Chris Christie, Commissioner Christopher Cerf and the NJ Legislature: School reform in New Jersey and the nation has been moving at warp speed. Educators, lawmakers and stakeholders have carved out a strong action … Continue reading

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N.J. moving ahead with plan to link test scores to teacher evaluations

Wednesday, June 19, 2013 BY  LESLIE BRODY STAFF WRITER THE RECORD New Jersey will forge ahead with plans to link student test scores to thousands of teachers’ evaluations starting with next spring’s state tests, despite a new federal offer to delay … Continue reading

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NJEA urges state to seek waiver on high-stakes testing

“Let’s take a deep breath and get this right” Published on Wednesday, June 19, 2013 The 200,000-member New Jersey Education Association (NJEA) today urged the Christie Administration and Commissioner of Education Chris Cerf to apply for a one-year waiver to … Continue reading

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State Backs Off On Changes in Special-Ed Regulations

The Christie administration has pulled back from its hotly contested plans to change special-education requirements for school districts and families, leaving current regulations in place for now. Click HERE to read the rest of this article

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