New Jersey Department Of Education
Some New Jersey parents have come out so strongly against a new computer-based math and language arts test that they have refused to allow their children to take the exam – but state education officials have rushed to its defense.
A math and language arts test has been causing controversy in the state of New Jersey, with some parents refusing to allow their kids even to take the exam.
Newark’s Mayor is asking for the Commander in Chief to weigh in on how to fix New Jersey’s largest school district.
The report released by New Jersey’s Department of Education found the number of school bullying investigations declined by nearly 40 percent in the 2012-13 school year.
The Department of Education is considering requiring prospective teachers to achieve at least a B average in college before they can get state certification. The new 3.0 grade-point requirement would represent a slight increase from the current 2.75.
Two elementary school principals and three teachers in Woodbridge have been suspended with pay after state investigators said they helped students or encouraged cheating on standardized tests last year and in 2010.