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Why PTA Meetings Matter

PTA meetings are easy to ignore but there may be more going on during those get-togethers than parents think. Should today’s busy moms and dads make PTA meetings a priority?

02/14/2014

Gov. Chris Christie holds a town hall meeting - Monmouth Junction, NJ - Oct 26, 2010 - Photo: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office

Public Hearing On N.J. Education Scheduled For Monday

The Governor’s Education Transformation Task Force is preparing a series of reports to be submitted to Gov. Chris Christie, who has said education reform is a top priority now that the state’s budget for next year has been signed.

07/11/2011

Classroom (credit: CBS 2)

NJ Senate GOP Considers Next Moves On Education

NJ Senate Republicans have been asked to consider taking a unified position on public education that includes removing the Supreme Court from school funding decisions.

05/29/2011

Gov. Chris Christie is seen at a town hall meeting - Cape May, NJ - Apr 12, 2011 (credit: Tim Larsen/Governor's Office)

N.J. Supreme Court Orders State To Give Schools More Money

The New Jersey Supreme Court has rebuked Gov. Chris Christie and ordered the state to increase spending on poor schools by an estimated $500 million.

05/24/2011

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (credit: Craig Ruttle/AP, FILE)

Court Ruling Could Mean NJ Budget Scramble

Gov. Chris Christie is warning that if the state Supreme Court rules the way it usually does on a long-running school funding case, it could doom other state services.

04/10/2011

Dan Malloy (Credit: Getty Images)

Conn. Lawmakers Hope Lawsuit Will Bring Money For Schools

Bridgeport lawmakers are urging Gov.-Elect Dan Malloy to settle a lingering lawsuit that would bring more state education dollars to the city.

12/20/2010

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Fired N.J. Ed Commissioner Wants Apology

A week after he was fired, New Jersey’s former education commissioner says he isn’t considering taking legal action over his termination.

09/03/2010