education reform

Governors group skirts ‘radioactive’ Common Core
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Reviled by staunch conservatives, the common education standards designed to improve schools and student competitiveness are being modified by some Republican governors, who are pushing back against what they call the federal government's intrusion into the classroom.
Lawmaker: Education funding in NJ needs to change
For more than two decades how New Jersey funds education has been the subject of litigation. Many education advocates accuse Gov. Chris Christie of underfunding schools, but others argue the money being spent isn't being spent wisely. The ranking Republican on the Assembly Budget Committee thin…
Kindergarten Is Not Mandatory in NJ [POLL/AUDIO]
Like a lot of people, Assemblyman Charles Mainor had no idea that kids in the Garden State do not have to go to kindergarten. Mainor and a trio of other Assembly members have introduced a bill to force children to go to kindergarten and to lower the age at which they have to start attending school.

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