Governor Chris Christie's Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 State Budget proposal provides a record amount of funding for New Jersey's schools. Yesterday's State Senate Budget Committee hearing gave the public its first opportunity to testify of the spending plan.
For years, the New Jersey Schools Development Authority has come under fire for wasting significant amounts of money while struggling to complete school construction projects in many of the state's poorest areas, but the head of the SBA insists things are changing in a meaningful way.
It's been almost three months since the Newtown, Connecticut tragedy. Ever since those innocent lives were taken, schools all across the country and the state continue to work on plans to make things safer for students, faculty, staff and administrators.
A former Toms River Regional School District Attorney questions a recent decision by the State Civil Rights Division Director that sides with a ruling that said the district failed to protect a student from bullying because of his perceived sexual orientation.