Move School Board Elections to NovemberDecember 4, 2008
Special Education v. DOEDecember 8, 2008
Bob Ingle points out that U.S. News and World Report just released the top 100 high schools in the nation and New Jersey had (only) one listed: High Technology High School in Lincroft.
If you’re interested in such ratings, Newsweek published their list of the top 1300 high schools in the U.S.. We had one in the top 100: McNair Academy in Jersey City.
G. Jeremiah Ryan, former president of Raritan Valley Community College, has a piece in North Jersey extolling County Executive Dennis McNerney’s proposal to offer incentives for shared services in Bergen County and explaining how we can be faithful to our “love affair with home rule” while painlessly finding efficiencies.
From our Department of “What’s Next”: on This Week, the ABC news show with George Stepanopoulos, pundits predict this morning that President-Elect Obama will not back away from his teacher merit/pay-for-performance predilections and that this will be a key fight “within the Democratic Party.” Also, David Brooks in the the New York Times reviews Obama’s choices for Education Secretary and considers the ramifications.