City, Teachers' Union Praise State-Imposed Teacher Evaluation SystemThe evaluation plan incorporates student test scores, principal observations and other data. Twenty percent of each score will be determined by "locally selected measures'' that individual schools can set.
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.