New Jersey

The Garden State begins 2010 with a new governor, Chris Christie, a Republican who ousted one-term Democratic incumbent Jon S. Corzine in November.
January 6, 2010 – Education Week
The New Jersey School Boards Association will support the concept of national education standards.
December 2, 2009 – Education Week
The Republican's support for charters and vouchers draws praise, though some worry other pledges may affect school funding.
November 18, 2009 – Education Week
The Republican’s support for charters and vouchers draws praise, though some say his pledge to cut taxes and spending could hurt school funding.
November 12, 2009 – Education Week
From ballot measures with funding implications to high-profile mayoral races, school issues factored into a number of state and local races.
November 4, 2009 – Education Week
Schooling figures in key mayoral, gubernatorial races around the country, even without the benefit of a national election.
October 28, 2009 – Education Week
Mr. Wasser last year apologized and gave up a $2,500 raise after it was learned he and two other administrators had received degrees from Breyer State University, which has been dubbed a diploma mill.
September 23, 2009 – Education Week
“Test statistics may be useful indicators of important trends, but to really understand the impact of the education finance litigations, one must also look to underlying patterns and take into account a wide range of educational, political, and economic variables that, over time, affect the outcomes of the reform process,” write Michael A. Rebell and Bruce D. Baker.
July 8, 2009 – Education Week

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