Category: Schools

Seton Hall honors excellence

Seton Hall University announced that the following students qualified for the Fall 2016 Dean’s List. To make Dean’s List, students must have at least a 3.4 GPA and can get no grade lower than a C. This is a partial…

Hail, Caesar! Uncle Frank!

School named in honor of Frank J. Cicarell The Elizabeth Board of Education held a dedication ceremony on Wednesday, September 28 at the new Elizabeth High School’s Frank J. Cicarell Academy, located at 40 Morrell Street, named after the late longtime…

The teacher pay gap is wider than ever

In The teacher pay gap is wider than ever, Economic Policy Institute (EPI) President Lawrence Mishel and UC Berkeley economist Sylvia Allegretto find that teacher’s wages and compensation continue to fall relative to comparable workers. When adjusted for education, experience, and…

Critics claim PARCC wastes time, resources

After Gov. Christie Christie and Commissioner of Education David Hespe held a press conference to discuss this year’s PARCC (Partnership for the Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers) test scores, the state’s largest teachers’ union called the expensive standardized…