New Jersey School Boards Association
The Paterson, N.J. school district set aside five days and have already used four. The district could opt to add school days at the end of June or take away some of the scheduled days off in April if they go over five snow days.
The way Gov. Christie sees it, guns are just one piece of the puzzle, a very complicated puzzle, and that’s why he has assembled the task force of experts to study the root causes of violence in New Jersey.
The state requires schools to hold a lockdown drill as well as a shooting drill twice per year.
At the signing, the governor said the goal was simple. “That the excellence in most of the schools in New Jersey is extended to all of the schools in New Jersey,” he said.
More than 350 local school board members in New Jersey face losing their jobs or even going to jail for not completing a criminal background check required under a new law.
Not every parent wants a picture or video of their child or children posted online.
Unlike in other states, voters get a direct say on their taxes to pay for schools. They’ll also vote on school board candidates.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie singled out this superintendent’s contract as a “poster boy” for greed, but now the state has approved it.
New Jersey’s cash-strapped public school districts may soon be able to raise money by soliciting school bus advertising.
Students in New Jersey might find fewer teachers and larger classes when they return to school in a few weeks.