Schools

Writing Contest Promotes Goodwill, Offers Chance To Win Globetrotters Tickets

STATE – Through a partnership with the New Jersey State Library and the IZOD Center, elementary school students have the opportunity to develop and execute a mission of goodwill with the Harlem Globetrotters, as the original “Ambassadors of Goodwill” prepare for two games at the IZOD Center on February 19 and 21.

Lawmakers To Hold Hearing On Impact Of Governor’s Education Cuts

EDISON – State Sen. Barbara Buono, Assemblyman Patrick Diegnan and Assemblyman Peter Barnes will hold a public hearing in Edison on Thursday, Jan. 20, to give students, parents, teachers and residents an opportunity to share how the governor’s $1 billion cut to public education has impacted their lives and their schools.

NJ Approves 23 New Charter Schools

TRENTON – The New Jersey Department of Education approved 23 new charter school applications today. This marks the largest number of charter schools approved in an application cycle since the Charter School Program Act was signed into law in 1995.