New Jersey

Organizations have teamed up to develop a national program to support advocacy efforts on behalf of low-income and minority students.
January 9, 2008 – Education Week
Controversial plan would eliminate the special-needs-district designation that has channeled billions to the state’s poorest urban schools.
December 12, 2007 – Education Week
Kentucky, Virginia, Mississippi, and New Jersey are among the states that could be affected.
November 14, 2007 – Education Week
U.S. District Judge Joseph A. Greenaway Jr., of Newark, N.J., on Sept. 17 granted a preliminary injunction allowing the boys to wear the buttons in school.
October 3, 2007 – Education Week
In a study released Sept. 20, the New Jersey School Boards Association said local districts shoulder 57 percent of the $3.3 billion spent on special education in the state annually and called on the state to provide a greater share.
October 3, 2007 – Education Week
Schools in Paterson, N.J., reopened last week after being closed for one day because building investigators had found half the district’s schools were unsafe for occupancy.
September 19, 2007 – Education Week
School districts increase the push for a revised aid formula, amid continuing delays.
May 16, 2007 – Education Week
Testing student-athletes for drug use may be an effective deterrent, according to preliminary reviews of the program.
March 28, 2007 – Education Week
A former principal in Camden is accused of taking school's field trip money.
March 28, 2007 – Education Week
Union leader Joseph Del Grosso says the campaign will eventually call on teachers to be part of the solution.
March 14, 2007 – Education Week

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