|4-23-18 Education in the News|
Star Ledger--Murphy told tearful mom 'help is on the way' for schools. She says those are just lines
When pressed for an answer, Amy Jablonski said Friday she'd know the exact date at which she might start questioning her vote for Gov. Phil Murphy.
"On July 1, once the state has officially adopted its budget," said Jablonski, a school board member in Chesterfield and assistant principal in Holmdel.
Bill Duhart| Updated Apr 21; Posted Apr 21
Star Ledger--19 years after Columbine, students and police prepare for a new reality
School children used to only participate in fire drills.
Then Columbine happened. Then Sandy Hook happened. Then Parkland happened.
Alex Napoliello| Updated Apr 20; Posted Apr 20
NY Times-- 19 Years After Columbine, Students Again Say ‘Enough’ on Gun Violence
Most of them were not yet born when students shot a dozen people to death inside Columbine High School in Colorado, an atrocity that sparked a national debate over guns exactly 19 years ago.
But on Friday, on the anniversary of the April 20, 1999, shooting, the several thousand high school students who walked out of schools across the city and beyond to rally against guns in Manhattan said they felt they lived in a world of near-constant Columbines.
SARAH MASLIN NIRAPRIL 20, 2018
Education Week--Costly Pension Plans Are Fanning the Flames of Teacher Unrest
Across the country, teachers are walking out of their classrooms to fight for higher pay.
But in Kentucky, where teachers’ pension benefits take the place of Social Security, educators are more anxious about the future of the state’s underfunded pension system—and furious at elected officials for letting it get to this point.
Garden State Coalition of Schools