In the historic last vote on Tuesday April 18th, the ability of voters to elect the State Superintendent of Public Instruction was ended after 166 years. The power taken away from the voters was given to the Governor.
So, back to the pink slip… I misplaced my job in May and by August, I was employed in a happy, small-city college with forty% free and diminished lunch. It is now March and never one child has thrown their desk over in anger, frustration, or sheer desperation. Not one desk has been thrown. I cannot emphasize this enough. NO ONE HAS STOOD UP, SCREAMED, AND THROWN THEIR DESK OVER.
In a statement, the NJDOE mentioned the reports mirror a more comprehensive view of student tutorial performance and experiences, as in comparison with the state’s different state and federal accountability techniques. The adjustments to the 2015-2016 School Performance Reports this yr are the start of a course of to revamp the reports to be extra user-friendly and informative for communities.
A technology ago, teachers might count on that what they taught would last for a lifetime of their students. Today, schools need to prepare students for more speedy economic and social change than ever earlier than, for jobs that haven’t yet been created, to make use of technologies that have not yet been invented, and to unravel social problems that we do not yet know will arise.
HOWEVER, there is no assure that either of the following Senate and Assembly leaders will assist help reform and might as an alternative be perfectly content material to allow Jersey City, Hoboken, Asbury Park’s and so on support hoarding to continue endlessly. They could be inclined to go along with the NJEA and double-fund districts for charter college students as properly, which would subtract from the aid out there to other districts.