A group of parents in Camden are petitioning a judge to immediately allow their children to be transferred to new schools because the one they're attending is so bad, it doesn't provide a thorough and efficient education - something required by the state Constitution.
With only about half of the states schools meeting their goals for improving student performance last year, Education Commissioner Christopher Cerf is announcing a new plan for the coming years that will create meaningful improvements in the standards for education.
The New Jersey Department of Education is launching seven Regional Achievement Centers (RACs) that will work with schools identified as Priority and Focus Schools through the state’s new school accountability system. The RACs have already begun trainings for over 500 staff from Priority and Focus Sc…
New Jersey’s acting Education commissioner, Chris Cerf testifies before the Assembly Budget Committee today. He’s defending Governor Chris Christie’s school funding proposal for the next fiscal year beginning July 1.