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Thursday, April 23, 2015

NJEA President Wendell Steinhauer today demanded that Education Commissioner David Hespe retract his threat to withhold state aid from districts where parents followed their conscience and refused PARCC testing for their children. “This is a deeply disappointing development,” said Steinhauer.  “It is clear that the Department of Education is distressed that parents across the state have turned against its efforts to impose more and more harmful and unnecessary high-stakes standardized tests on their children."

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Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Water is unique and vital to all life on Earth. These resources for K-8 science learners cover water basics, properties, cycle, surface water, groundwater, quality, and use.

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Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Wendell Steinhauer
NJEA President Wendell Steinhauer issued the following statement today: "NJEA has notified the New Jersey Pension and Benefits Study Commission that our sole focus is on ensuring that our members’ current pensions are fully funded by the state, and that no further discussion will be occurring between NJEA and the Commission."

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Monday, April 20, 2015

NJEA attorneys today filed a motion imploring State Education Commissioner David Hespe to rescind his approval of the corporate takeover of four public schools in Camden and reopening them this fall as Renaissance Schools. NJEA believes that the closures of Bonsall Elementary School, Molina Elementary School, McGraw Elementary School, and East Camden Middle School violate the Urban Hope Act and the state’s No Child Left Behind Act waiver.

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NJ Museum
New Jersey teachers can reserve a Museum Guide to engage school groups while providing an in-depth and unique perspective on exhibitions and objects at the New Jersey State Museum. The tours include American Art, New Jersey History, Lenape Indians and natural history. Guided visits are free and recommended for grades 2-12.

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Summer Leadership Conference
The 2015 NJEA Jack Bertolino Summer Leadership Conference will offer a broad menu of training seminars that equip members to become stronger association advocates. Most seminars offer nine hours of training in a three-day period spread over six sessions. A longer seminar providing 18 hours of training over four days is available for newer presidents.

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