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True heroes don’t wear capes or possess superpowers. True heroes make a difference in the lives of children. That’s why NJEA and the Trenton Thunder teamed up to honor some students and their school heroes.The winners are among several hundred students across the state who submitted essays on the topic, “My Hero Works at School.” The students, their families, and their heroes are the invited guests of the NJEA and Thunder at the Thunder’s game against the Bowie Baysox on August 23.
The Journey for Justice Alliance (J4J) is demanding the end of unwarranted expansion of charter schools across the United States. Together with the NAACP, there is a call for an end to school privatization with a moratorium on school closings, turnarounds, phase-outs and co-locations.