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N.J. test scores show slight improvement, but not for third graders

The scores are the second batch to be released since the COVID-19 pandemic shuttered schools for months in 2020. [Read more]

N.J. district tried to fire teachers for union activity, rulings say

In separate but related cases, state arbitrators rejected tenure charges against 2 Newark teachers [Read more]

Jersey Shore town with just 1 school considers merger with regional district

If approved by voters, it would be New Jersey's second school district merger in a decade. [Read more]

N.J. congressman calls Rutgers seminar a platform for antisemites

Rep. Josh Gottheimer said the presence of “well-known antisemites” puts Jewish students at risk. [Read more]

Homeschooled kids banned from sports, clubs in N.J. district

With the number homeschooled kids growing nationwide, New Jersey is one of five states that allows each school district to decide whether to bar homeschooled students from school sports and… [Read more]

NJEA should rethink ‘Drag Queen Hour’ support | Letter

Joe Miller writes that gearing these story-reading events to children is unnecessarily divisive. [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]

Dive into insights on integrating computer science into core curricula with expert tips and practical strategies to empower students at every grade level. [Read more]

Join this free virtual event based on recent reporting on student and staff mental health challenges and how schools have responded. [Read more]

How can district leaders launch innovative and successful schools? [Read more]

Dire results on the Program for International Student Assessment should start conversations. Here's how. [Read more]

Newly released federal data shed light on where some students who left public schools during the pandemic ended up. [Read more]

The justices consider whether workers alleging employment discrimination must show that a lateral job transfer harmed them. [Read more]

The new framework, published Dec. 6, will be used for the course's official launch next fall. [Read more]

The new framework comes after public debate from both political leaders and scholars over what topics should have been included or excluded. [Read more]

Some students seem to learn quicker than others. But new research reveals that’s largely a myth. [Read more]