The largest teachers’ union in New Jersey has endorsed Democrat Barbara Buono in her campaign for governor.
ALBANY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) – New York’s largest teachers union and several parents sued Wednesday to overturn the state’s property tax cap as unconstitutional, contending it widens the gap between rich and poor districts and interferes […]
Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Sunday drew a backlash over a remark he made on his radio show.
United Federation of Teachers President Michael Mulgrew is giving New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg an F for his education policies.
Connecticut governor Dan Malloy has given members of the education committee until Wednesday to vote on a bill to fix the state’s failing public school system.
Christie said it may be time to call a truce in the war of words between him and New Jersey’s teachers’ union. But the call came after the governor leveled some pointed criticism at the union.
Governor Cuomo is trying to use state money in a carrot and stick approach to get major and long overdue reforms.
Several other states allow for-profit firms to run public schools, but New Jersey hasn’t yet tried it.
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is being criticized by some community leaders over comments he made while discussing a lawsuit seeking to prevent the city from closing 22 poor-performing schools.
One day after proposing a new budget proposal that would require employees to pay more for their benefits, Christie said that he supports “responsible bargaining.”
Gov. Chris Christie has spent much of his first year in office criticizing schools for being inefficient and the teachers union for keeping them that way.
The governor on Tuesday unveiled a tough-love reform package that will make classroom achievement, not seniority or tenure, the basis for teacher pay hikes and career advancement.
Teachers will have to earn tenure by showing they have improved the performance of their students for two straight years and get a high rating from their principals and superintendents.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie returned from the Labor Day holiday in attack mode.