QOD: Re: Odds of NJ Delaying Implementation of Common Core and PARCCNovember 26, 2013
Just How Popular is School Choice in New Jersey? Too Popular for the Christie Administration.November 27, 2013
And in New Jersey, Democratic Sen. Teresa Ruiz built a bipartisan coalition and won the public support of GOP Gov. Chris Christie to pass the TEACHNJ Act, New Jersey’s most extensive education reforms in more than 100 years. Her argument: a stronger profession means more learning for kids, particularly in low-income communities. The law established a new teacher evaluation system and ties tenure to teachers’ performance in the classroom—controversial moves that were nonetheless passed unanimously.