|3-16-17 Education in the News|
Star Ledger--WATCH: Videos make school closings fun for superintendent, too
WEEHAWKEN -- It's not just students who can have fun when schools close for snow days.
Weehawken Superintendent of Schools Robert Zywicki went beyond the standard robo-calls, tweets and alerts on district web sites in spreading the word that township schools would be closed on Tuesday and Wednesday due to the winter storm.
Steve Strunsky | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com| March 15, 2017 at 12:29 PM, updated March 15, 2017 at 2:15 PM
Education Week--New Trump Executive Order Could Lead to a Smaller Education Department
President Donald Trump's proposed budget for education could lead to significant cuts to staff and various programs, sources have told us. But it's not the only action on the president's agenda that could shrink the U.S. Department of Education.
On Monday, Trump released a new executive order that directs each agency leader to submit "recommendations to eliminate unnecessary agencies, components of agencies, and agency programs, and to merge functions" to Mick Mulvaney, the director of the Office of Management and Budget. The recommendations, which agency head must submit to Mulvaney within 180 days, must consider the following factors, according to the text of the order:
By Andrew Ujifusa on March 14, 2017 11:38 AM
Garden State Coalition of Schools