While Governor Christie through Executive Order 42 established a New Jersey Educator Effectiveness Task Force, a separate group of educators formed to create their own recommendations in the area of teacher evaluations. The group was called EQuATE (Educator’s for the Quality Assessment of Teacher Effectiveness) and its report is also now public. Teacher evaluations are now at the forefront of the education reform movement.
An effective superintendent and administrative team are crucial to the success of a school district. But in Trenton, legislators are proposing even more dramatic changes to drastically shake-up the school administration structure. Where does the NJ Association of School Administrators stand on these proposals, and the changes that have already been implemented? Please join host Ray Pinney as he interviews Dr. Richard Bozza, NJASA’s executive director. Dr.
Whether the issue is charter schools, vouchers, teacher evaluations or superintendent caps, the Christie Administration has changed the debate on public education in New Jersey. While the administration wants to head in one direction, Gordon MacInnes, a former assistant commissioner of education and state senator and assemblyman, believes many of the reform movement’s concepts will not bring about the desired changes – and he believes some may actually be detrimental to public education. Please join host Ray Pinney as he gets Mr.
Cooperative purchasing programs allow districts to save
By Dennis Coxi
Since 1990, school funding in New Jersey has been guided by the state Supreme Court’s decisions in
The institution of boards of education has always been criticized but in recent years the attacks have seemed to push legislation that undermines the authority of school boards. What are the benefits of school boards and where are they less successful? Gene Maeroff who is not only a senior fellow at Teachers College, Columbia University and a former national education correspondent for the New York Times but he is also a president on the Edison Township BOE has authored a book on the subject. The book
How Delaware Valley Regional High School and its sending districts share services.
On March 1
Sometimes when the state passes laws like the Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights we tend to focus on the issue from a statewide perspective. Bullying in school however is a very personal matter. Ashley Craig was a student who experienced bullying firsthand but took that experience and used it to find a way to fight bullying where ever she can. Please join host Ray Pinney as he interviews Ashley about her experience and the group she founded