New Jersey Department of Education

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Name: New Jersey Department of Education
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Christie Administration Visits Allendale School District to Highlight the Distribution of Grant Funding for School Improvements

Christie Administration Visits Allendale School District to Highlight the Distribution of Grant Funding For School ImprovementsFor Immediate Release Contact: Michael YapleRich Vespucci Date:  April 15, 2014 609-292-1126Allendale, NJ – Officials ... [Published State Of New Jersey - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Montclair BoSE OKs $116M budget

Submitted by Yvanna Saint-FortIn a unanimous vote on April 7, the Montclair Board of School Estimate passed a $116 million budget for the 2014-15.The average taxpayer will see a 4.08 percent increase in the school portion of property tax. This percentage ... [Published Montclair Patch - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 2 reports

Cool Math Available In New Jersey In The United States Of America NJ ASK

- Math Genie provides math for kids abacus lessons everyday to solve problems with cool games from private tutors and combines the ancient abacus with modern child psychology to create a unique strategy for kids to learn math."The New Jersey Assessment ... [Published PR inside - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Civil liberties organization asks federal court to declare NJ's anti-bullying law unconstitutional

A conservative civil liberties organization in Virginia has filed a new brief in its federal lawsuit to strike down , stating the law has “a chilling effect on students’ rights to free speech.”The Rutherford Institute in Charlottesville, Va, filed the ... [Published New Jersey Online - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Math Games Available In New Jersey In The United States Of America NJ ASK

- Math Genie provides math for kids abacus lessons everyday to solve problems with cool games from private tutors and combines the ancient abacus with modern child psychology to create a unique strategy for kids to learn math."The New Jersey Assessment ... [Published PR inside - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

A passion for public education

Peggi Haynes, president of the Mount Laurel School Board, recently celebrated her 33rd year as a member of the board.During that time, she’s had a role in the education of 122,366 students.“Peggi had a hand in shaping each of their futures,” said Mount ... [Published Burlington Country Times - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Ocean View Poetry Getaway in Sea Isle City

08:09 pmTravis Love of Ventnor participates in a discussion at a poetry getaway.SEA ISLE CITY – Writer and educator Peter Murphy will present the ninth annual Ocean View Poetry Getaway on April 25-27 in Sea Isle City.Poets will discuss issues facing professionals ... [Published Shore News Today - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 1 reports

Thumbs-up for April 6

To taking aim at a serious disease. Inspired by a fellow classmate with the condition, Landon Mack, students at the John Hydock Elementary School in Mansfield will join the effort this week to raise awareness and money for the Juvenile Diabetes Research ... [Published Burlington Country Times - Apr 06 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Breaking: One Incumbent Wins, Another Loses Lake Hamilton Town Council

| One newcomer and one longtime Town Council member were elected to the council Tuesday. For Seat 3, Barrett O’Neill defeated incumbent Richard Swanson by receiving 63 percent of the votes, or 174 out of 276 votes cast.For Seat 1, incumbent Cora Roberson ... [Published Lakeland Ledger - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Margate board approves school budget, renovation projects

03:31 pmMARGATE – The Board of School Estimates March 25 certified a $10.5 million school district budget and requested that the Board of Commissioners bond $2.2 million for repairs at the Eugene A. Tighe and William H. Ross schools.The budget, which ... [Published Shore News Today - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Educators from around the state attend School Breakfast Summit

TRENTON — Kids skip breakfast for a variety of reasons, including habit, hectic mornings and lack of food at home leaving them at a disadvantage for learning. On Thursday in the conference center at Lafayette Yard Hotel in Trenton, hundreds of New Jersey ... [Published Trentonian.com - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

Part-Timers Making Over $100K at N.J. Department of Education

BY BOB HOLT NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COMThe New Jersey Department of Education’s Special Services Unit Q is a group of 60 temporary workers who are employed by the agency. Not all of them are retired.And they make really good money.Philly.com reported that ... [Published NewJerseyNewsroom.com - Mar 25 2014]

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"These network upgrades are required by the New Jersey Department of Education to implement the new PARCC testing for 2014-15, a set of online assessments that will replace the NJASK and HSPA tests currently administered to students in grades 3 - 8 and grade 11" the superintendent explained
"The New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge NJ ASK For Grades 3 and 4 Technical Report Dated March 2004 produced and readily accessible by the New Jersey Department of Education is important to all the parents students and private tutors at all of the three Math Genie abacus math for kids schools in New Jersey in the United States of America, continues on to state the following, quote “Based on these DIF statistics, items are classified into one of three categories and assigned values of A, B or C (see Table 6.4.1). Category A contains negligible DIF, Category B items exhibit slight or moderate DIF, and Category C items have moderate to large values of DIF. Negative values imply that conditional on the matching variable, the focal group has a lower mean item score than the reference group"
"The New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge NJ ASK For Grades 3 and 4 Technical Report Dated March 2004 produced and readily accessible by the New Jersey Department of Education is important to all the parents students and private tutors at all of the three Math Genie abacus math for kids schools in New Jersey in the United States of America, continues on to state the following, quote “DIF statistics are used to identify those items that identifiable groups of students (e g. females, African Americans, Hispanics) with the same underlying level of ability have different probabilities of answering correctly. If the item is differentially more difficult for an identifiable subgroup, the item may be measuring something different from the intended construct. However, it is important to recognize that DIF flagged items might be related to actual differences in relevant knowledge or skill (item impact) or statistical Type I error"

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Survival training for school? [Published She Knows - Apr 18 2014]
Cliffside Park to vote on Board of Education ca... [Published North Jersey.com - Apr 17 2014]
Abacus Available In New Jersey In The United St... [Published PR inside - Apr 16 2014]
Math Tutors Available In New Jersey In The Unit... [Published PR inside - Apr 16 2014]
Christie Administration Visits Allendale School... [Published State Of New Jersey - Apr 16 2014]
NJ Aviation Conference to focus outside the coc... [Published General Aviation News - Apr 15 2014]
Montclair BoSE OKs $116M budget [Published Montclair Patch - Apr 15 2014]
Private Math Tutors Available In New Jersey In ... [Published PR inside - Apr 15 2014]
Cool Math Games For Kids Available In New Jerse... [Published PR inside - Apr 15 2014]
Cool Math Available In New Jersey In The United... [Published PR inside - Apr 14 2014]
Math Problems Available In New Jersey In The Un... [Published PR inside - Apr 14 2014]
Digital divide narrows in Burlington County [Published Burlington Country Times - Apr 13 2014]
Vineland Board of Education approves budget whi... [Published Somerset Reporter - Apr 11 2014]
UPDATE: Special Education Report Released In So... [Published South Brunswick Patch - Apr 11 2014]
Camden charter high school aims to endow its se... [Published News Works - Apr 09 2014]
Civil liberties organization asks federal court... [Published New Jersey Online - Apr 09 2014]
Math Games Available In New Jersey In The Unite... [Published PR inside - Apr 09 2014]
A passion for public education [Published Burlington Country Times - Apr 08 2014]
Math Tutor Available In New Jersey In The Unite... [Published PR inside - Apr 08 2014]
Ocean View Poetry Getaway in Sea Isle City [Published Shore News Today - Apr 08 2014]
Study highlights flaws in Paterson’s school gui... [Published North Jersey.com - Apr 07 2014]
Math Available In New Jersey In The United Stat... [Published PR inside - Apr 07 2014]
Pompton Lakes BOE pursues bids on improvement p... [Published North Jersey.com - Apr 07 2014]
Thumbs-up for April 6 [Published Burlington Country Times - Apr 06 2014]
Homeless and heartbreaking: How county schools ... [Published Burlington Country Times - Apr 06 2014]
Tom Kean: Common Core Will Benefit NJ Students [Published Paramus Post - Apr 05 2014]
Commissioner: Department of Education will issu... [Published Burlington Country Times - Apr 04 2014]
GED Overhaul Diminishing Hope [Published Huffington Post - Apr 02 2014]
USDA official praises Woodbury schools' univers... [Published New Jersey Online - Apr 02 2014]
15th Street project too expensive, will cost ta... [Published Vineland Daily Journal - Apr 02 2014]
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