Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Thu, 04/12/2012 - 12:40pm
At a time when suburban school districts are pushing back hard against taking over the state's share of teacher retirement costs, many are paying thousands of dollars — sometimes hundreds of thousands — in penalties for giving big raises to administrators and teachers and driving up pensions.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Thu, 04/12/2012 - 12:19pm
As schools are hard at work adding more whole grains and boosting fruits and veggies to revamp school lunch menus in line with the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) new school lunch guidelines, chocolate milk has already undergone a makeover that schools, parents and kids can all feel good about.
Submitted by ANGELA PASCOPELLA on Thu, 04/12/2012 - 12:10pm
Twenty-three of the Camden school district's 26 schools have been rated among the worst in New Jersey and have been designated to get state intervention, according to the results of new state accountability system review.
Submitted by Judy Hartnett on Wed, 04/11/2012 - 5:52pm
Public education is good for students, good for the state and good for the economy, so funding it adequately should be a priority. That was the message delivered by hundreds who attended a rally this morning on the state Capitol steps.