Christopher Cerf

New Jersey Teachers Union Doesn't Rule Out Backing Higher GPA Standards For EducatorsThe plan, aimed at strengthening the state's pool of teacher candidates, is to require a "B" average to get a teaching certificate.
New Jersey Teacher Fired For Urinating In ClassroomThe state found Ron Tuitt once urinated in a classroom trash can, sometimes urinated in a plastic bottle and asked students to take his waste to the boys' bathroom and flush it, and let students sit in his motorized wheelchair.
New Jersey Education Chief Talks Getting Tough On Failing SchoolsAs New Jersey's acting education commissioner, Christopher Cerf is charged with carrying out Gov. Chris Christie's plans to overhaul some aspects of the state's public education system.
Gov. Chris Christie Takes Education Reform Push To Bergenfield, Touts New Teacher Data SystemAccording to Gov. Chris Christie, the biggest problem in education in New Jersey is comfort.
NJ Education Chief Proposes Sweeping Tenure ReformNew Jersey’s new education commissioner is proposing sweeping reforms that could change the way teachers are hired and fired – even those who are tenured.
Gov. Christie Nominates Education ChiefChristopher 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.''
Report: Christie To Nominate NJ Education ChiefThe 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.