Officials, Education Advocates Demand More State Funding For NYC's Public SchoolsPublic Advocate Letitia James rallied parents, teachers and other education advocates, demanding more funding for public schools from Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
Why PTA Meetings MatterPTA 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?
Public Hearing On N.J. Education Scheduled For MondayThe 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.
NJ Senate GOP Considers Next Moves On EducationNJ Senate Republicans have been asked to consider taking a unified position on public education that includes removing the Supreme Court from school funding decisions.
N.J. Supreme Court Orders State To Give Schools More MoneyThe New Jersey Supreme Court has rebuked Gov. Chris Christie and ordered the state to increase spending on poor schools by an estimated $500 million.
Court Ruling Could Mean NJ Budget ScrambleGov. 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.
Conn. Lawmakers Hope Lawsuit Will Bring Money For SchoolsBridgeport lawmakers are urging Gov.-Elect Dan Malloy to settle a lingering lawsuit that would bring more state education dollars to the city.
Fired N.J. Ed Commissioner Wants ApologyA week after he was fired, New Jersey's former education commissioner says he isn't considering taking legal action over his termination.