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NJCU would get $25 million lifeline under assemblywoman’s proposal, but with fiscal oversight

Assemblywoman Annette Chaparro, who's sponsoring the state aid proposal, said that its "really about the students and their families." [Read more]

Schools that treat trans teens with respect provide essential support

Schools can help these students develop self-confidence and thrive. [Read more]

Nearly 3K students could get free busing restored under plan advancing in N.J. Legislature

The legislation is tailored to help restore aid to one regional school district before it cuts "courtesy" busing to students in eight towns. [Read more]

N.J. school district repeals policy that would out LGBTQ students

The controversial parental notification policy was replaced with a new, revised version. [Read more]

N.J. colleges close, go remote due to smoke

Kean, Stevens and Fairleigh Dickinson were among the universities sending students and workers home due to the worsening air quality. [Read more]

It’s time to include parent input in education decisions | Opinion

Authentic community engagement is an important and necessary step to improving education outcomes for our children [Read more]

We’re suing Instagram, TikTok and more over kids’ mental health, N.J. school district says

A Monmouth County school district joins others in New Jersey filing lawsuits against social media companies over the youth mental health crisis. [Read more]

Religion rules at the shore | Newsletter

Here are the most popular stories from this week's Opinion section [Read more]

Barricading kids behind mats is legal in N.J. schools. Here’s why. (VIDEO)

A recent video showed a 6-year-old screaming "Let me breathe" as he was trapped behind a padded mat by a teacher and a classroom aide. [Read more]

The censorship coin is a two-sided one | Letter

Evan Grollman writes that from book bans in public school, to controversial speakers banned at colleges, dialogue is being stifled badly. [Read more]

Student loan forgiveness: Payment pause end date announced

The student loan forgiveness pause will end soon after the White House and Congress reached a deal [Read more]

Principal replaced after video surfaces of N.J. student being held behind a gym mat screaming ‘Let me breathe’

The incident took place in early March at Wedgwood Elementary School in Washington Township in Gloucester County. [Read more]

When it comes to gifts, we are not equal in every way. Don’t move the goalposts. | Opinion

A longtime instructor writes about excellence after New Jersey considers lowering the minimum score to pass the high school proficiency test for graduation. [Read more]

Retired Super Bowl champ just got a Ph.D. His new career will focus on helping teens.

Offensive Tackle Kareem McKenzie helped the New York Giants win Super Bowl championships in 2007 and 2012. [Read more]

Education Week

Find teaching jobs and other jobs in K-12 education at the EdWeek Top School Jobs virtual career fair. [Read more]

Join us for a lively discussion about the ways that technology is being used to improve schools and how it is falling short. [Read more]

Revolutionize student success! Don't miss our expert-led webinar demonstrating practical ways AI tools will elevate learning experiences. [Read more]

Address the whole child using data-informed practices, gain valuable insights, and learn strategies that can benefit your district. [Read more]

Persona AI bots have the potential to make lessons more engaging—and to spread inaccurate information. [Read more]

The average teacher is 43, and the profession is dominated by women. Many will enter menopause while on the job. [Read more]

Native students' well-being and grad rates improve when they're exposed to their cultural languages. How one district is making that happen. [Read more]

Most Americans think parents and teachers should have a major influence over such policies in schools, the survey also finds. [Read more]

A new letter marks the latest salvo in a years-long debate over school discipline. [Read more]

What are we really talking about when we say "teacher burnout" anyway? [Read more]