Christopher Cerf praised New Jersey’s education system but says the gap between students of economic privilege and those born into poverty remains “a shameful problem.”
The Education Department has been led by an acting commissioner since Christie fired Bret Schundler in August after the state lost $400 million in federal education aid.
The Monmouth University/Gannett New Jersey Press Media poll out Tuesday finds Christie’s job approval rating at 45 percent among residents. Thirty-eight percent disapprove of the job he’s doing.
New Jersey is taking another crack at bringing home federal education funding.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Education officials say a clerical error alone doesn’t explain why New Jersey finished just out of the money on a $400 million education grant. They say the state also lost […]
A week after he was fired, New Jersey’s former education commissioner says he isn’t considering taking legal action over his termination.
Christie fired Bret Schundler last week after the discovery of a mistake on an application that may have cost the state a $400 million federal education grant.
The Governor said his decision was based on business, and that Schundler’s dismissal came not because he made the mistake on the “Race to the Top” grant, but because he lied.
New Jersey’s fired education commissioner said Monday he’s learned he made a mistake that might have cost the state a $400 million federal education grant.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie sacked his education commissioner Friday in an embarrassing fiasco — complete with video tapes — that cost the state $400 million.