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Spring Breaks May Be Cut Short With Snow Days Stacking UpThe 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.
Gov. Chris Christie Appoints Gun Violence Task Force As Forum Held In EwingThe 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.
New Jersey Plans Surprise School Security InspectionsThe state requires schools to hold a lockdown drill as well as a shooting drill twice per year.
Gov. Christie Signs N.J. Teacher Tenure OverhaulAt 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.
Hundreds Of NJ School Board Members Fail To Complete Background ChecksMore 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.
Summit Considers Ban On Posting Photos Of Schoolchildren OnlineNot every parent wants a picture or video of their child or children posted online.
New Jersey Voters Deciding On School Budgets TodayUnlike 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 Reverses Course, Approves Parsippany Superintendent's ContractNew Jersey Gov. Chris Christie singled out this superintendent's contract as a "poster boy" for greed, but now the state has approved it.
Gov. Christie Considering School Bus Ads BillNew Jersey's cash-strapped public school districts may soon be able to raise money by soliciting school bus advertising.
Survey: 80% Of NJ Schools May Have Fewer TeachersStudents in New Jersey might find fewer teachers and larger classes when they return to school in a few weeks.
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