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6-29-18 Education in the News

NJ Spotlight--Millionaires Tax Is Crux as Murphy, Democratic Leaders Can’t Get to ‘Yes’ on Budget

Tick tock. That’s the sound of the clock ticking toward a government shutdown, while governor and legislative leaders compromise a little but not yet enough to agree on a state budget

A deal on the state’s next fiscal year budget is once again going down to the wire in Trenton as lawmakers and Gov. Phil Murphy remained at odds over proposed tax increases, heading to the precipice of the deadline for a government shutdown.

http://www.njspotlight.com/stories/18/06/28/millionaires-tax-is-crux-as-murphy-democratic-leaders-cant-get-to-yes-on-budget/

John Reitmeyer | June 29, 2018

 

Star Ledger--The 30 N.J. towns with the highest school tax bills

https://www.nj.com/education/2018/06/the_30_nj_towns_paying_the_highest_school_tax_bill.html#incart_river_index

Adam Clark | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com| Posted June 28, 2018 at 07:45 AM | Updated June 28, 2018 at 04:31 PM

 

Education Week--When States and the Feds Take Different Paths on School Accountability

A hallmark of the federal Every Student Succeeds Act was that states would get enough freedom to design one coherent set of priorities for their schools, finally putting an end to the politically divisive system that preceded ESSA, when thousands of schools answered to distinct federal and state accountability systems.

https://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2018/06/13/despite-essa-states-strain-to-find-one.html

Daarel Burnette II| June 12, 2018

 

NPR-Is This Supreme Court Decision The End Of Teachers Unions?

The U.S. Supreme Court issued a ruling Wednesday that will reverberate through America's schools for years.

https://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2018/06/27/617893848/is-this-supreme-court-decision-the-end-of-teachers-unions

Anya Kamenetz and Cory Turner| June 27, 201810:39 AM ET

 

 

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