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  • NJEA officers on JCEA: “Unwavering support”
    Time for Board of Education to listen and act to get a settlement Over 4,000 members of the Jersey City Education Association have taken a bold stand for economic justice, affordable health care and great public schools for Jersey City’s students and families. JCEA’s action follows months of fruitless attempts by the local union to […] The post NJEA officers […]
  • Students can honor school heroes
    Students can honor school heroes The post Students can honor school heroes appeared first on New Jersey Education Association. […]
  • Local students win essay contest
    Award-winning author Lisa Willever delivers the news in person                    Most New Jerseyans think their state is terrific, but a group of seven boys in Kim Pagano’s elementary special needs class took it to a new level:  They wrote a winning essay, answering the question, “What makes […] The post Local students win essay contest appeared first on Ne […]
  • Principal Clerk Bookkeeper – Accounting Department
    NJEA announces a vacancy for a Principal Clerk Bookkeeper in the Accounting Department. JOB SUMMARY Under the supervision of a management employee or his/her designee, performs bookkeeping and other related clerical work requiring a thorough knowledge of the Association rules, regulations, policies, and procedures, and the frequent exercise of independent ju […]
  • NJEA UniServ Part-time Consultant – Region 15 (Union County)
    The post NJEA UniServ Part-time Consultant – Region 15 (Union County) appeared first on New Jersey Education Association. […]
  • The power of one: Why EVERY vote matters
    By Kimberly Crane The crowd in Room 101 craved fresh air and resolution as officials from the New Jersey Public Employment Relations Commission (PERC) opened ballots at the Academy of Urban Leadership Charter School (AULCS) in Perth Amboy. “Twenty-five for each side with three contested votes,” the ballot counter announced. “At the moment, we have […] The po […]
  • NJEA lauds Gov. Murphy’s first budget
    Murphy: “We will rebuild this state on the shoulders of our union brothers and sisters” NJEA today lauded Gov. Murphy’s first budget as a fiscally responsible plan that invests in our future and the working families who make our state strong. The spending plan laid out by Murphy takes a large step toward meeting the […] The post NJEA lauds Gov. Murphy’s firs […]
  • Assembly Education Committee stands up for student health
    Unanimously passes bill to ensure temperature controlled classrooms With overwhelming support from public education advocates, the Assembly Education Committee today unanimously supported A-665, a bill intended to ensure that New Jersey’s students are able to learn in classrooms maintained at appropriate temperatures. The bill, if it becomes law, would requi […]
  • NJDOE will “transition away from” PARCC
    Educators, parents, will help determine replacement In a memo released yesterday to chief school administrators, Acting Commissioner of Education Lamont Repollet announced that the New Jersey Department of Education is beginning the process of transitioning away from the use of PARCC assessments in New Jersey’s public schools. Repollet promised that the deve […]
  • New Jersey’s Community Colleges
    Did you know that about eighty percent of college students change their majors at least once? Instead of spending tens of thousands of dollars trying to make a decision at a high tuition, four-year university, consider New Jersey’s outstanding community colleges. Community colleges offer a top-notch education at an affordable price. Community colleges offer […]