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  • NJEA honors Dr. King January 21, 2019
    NJEA’s officers shared this message with NJEA members today in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: On this day when our nation honors the memory and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., we pause to consider how that legacy calls us to continued advocacy for racial, social and economic justice. In his […] The post NJEA honors Dr. King appeared first o […]
  • NJEA members walk-in to State House, lobby legislators January 17, 2019
    Educators call for support for great public schools, job justice for school employees Chanting “great public schools for every student” and “job justice for every school employee,” hundreds of NJEA members held a Walk-In to the NJ State House on Thursday, Jan. 17 to deliver 116,000 petitions signed by educators across the state calling for […] The post NJEA […]
  • Justice prevails: members join in solidarity with threatened local president January 17, 2019
    Last week, Eric Jones, president of the Plainfield Education Association, the union that represents the NJEA members in the Plainfield School District, received a Rice notice, his second notice in less than 60 days. A Rice notice informs an employee that the board of education intends to discuss that staff member’s employment status at an […] The post Justic […]
  • NJEA applauds Gov. Murphy’s first year in office in State of the State response January 15, 2019
    One year after taking office, Gov. Phil Murphy’s first official State of the State address highlighted his administration’s challenges, achievements, and priorities while emphasizing the connection among education, infrastructure, and workforce development in getting the state back on the right track. For NJEA members and their families, Gov. Murphy’s first […]
  • Associate Director for Legal Services/Member Rights January 15, 2019
    NJEA announces a vacancy for an Associate Director for Legal Services/Member Rights. Individuals holding this position report directly to the NJEA Managing Attorney. The purpose of this position is to assist in the administration of the office of Legal Services – Member Rights in the Executive Office.  Essential Functions Assist and implement the NJEA-NEA Le […]
  • Education groups share vision statement January 15, 2019
    Connected action roadmap to drive stronger teaching, learning and leading As we begin the New Year, the educational organizations and the Department of Education are proud to share the results of a collaborative effort to develop a long-term vision for strengthening teaching, leading and learning in NJ schools. We believe that by working together around […] […]
  • Tell your legislators to suspend NJ’s High School Exit Testing Requirements January 14, 2019
    The post Tell your legislators to suspend NJ’s High School Exit Testing Requirements appeared first on New Jersey Education Association. […]
  • NJEA stands with UTLA January 14, 2019
    NJEA members are standing in solidarity today with the members of United Teachers of Los Angeles, who went on strike this morning to demand economic and social justice for both students and educators in Los Angeles’ public schools. You can learn more about the details and current status at the UTLA website. According to the […] The post NJEA stands with UTLA […]
  • NJEA Lobby Days to Fix the Unfairness January 11, 2019
    Let the New Jersey Legislature know it is time to pass legislation to make health care more affordable and provide ESP Job Justice! Members of the NJ State Legislature will be meeting throughout the day for several committee meetings in the Assembly and Senate. Join NJEA members as we deliver the petitions signed by over […] The post NJEA Lobby Days to Fix t […]
  • Governor pledges to increase pre-K funding January 10, 2019
    Earlier today, Gov. Murphy announced his plans to provide nearly $27 million for preschool education in our state’s public schools, a measure that NJEA has long-supported.  Addressing the crowd at the Woodmere Elementary School in Eatontown, Murphy outlined a second round of state funding to create or expand preschool programs in 33 additional school distric […]
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