10-3-18 Education in the News

NJ Spotlight--Repollet Hits ‘Pause’ for Charter Schools, Rejects Latest Two Hopefuls

Education commissioner turns down new charter schools for Trenton and Jersey City, as Murphy administration readies major review of the sector

No big surprise, Gov. Phil Murphy’s promise of a “timeout” on new charter schools is coming to fruition, with the Murphy administration rejecting two more charter schools that had been hoping to open next year.

http://www.njspotlight.com/stories/18/10/02/repollet-hits-pause-for-charter-schools-rejects-latest-two-hopefuls/

John Mooney | October 3, 2018

 

 

Star Ledger--These 18 N.J. schools were named among the best in U.S. by Trump administration

The U.S. Department of Education on Monday honored 18 New Jersey schools among the national winners of one the most important awards in education. 

The schools were named National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2018, an award given to school with exemplary test scores.

https://www.nj.com/education/2018/10/these_18_nj_schools_just_won_a_huge_national_honor.html#incart_river_index

Adam Clark | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com| Posted October 02, 2018 at 11:17 AM | Updated October 02, 2018 at 11:16 AM

 

 

Education Week--A Scholar's-Eye View of School Law as High Court Gears for New Term

The U.S. Supreme Court opens its new term Oct. 1 with no education cases yet on its docket, but with the potential for several to be added in the coming months involving such issues as teacher First Amendment rights, employment discrimination in schools, and equal pay for teachers of similar experience.

https://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2018/09/26/a-scholars-eye-view-of-school-law-as.html

Mark Walsh| September 25, 2018