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  • Arts Ed Now Teacher Toolkit January 17, 2018
    Resources for educators to be effective advocates for arts education, all year long. Check out: Creative ideas & templates Sample outreach emails Request a local creative session Get your story told Make your campaign visible…. and more A year in arts ed advocacy Follow the timeline full of milestones & examples to inspire you to […] The post Arts Ed […]
  • Collingswood EA member receives NEA Foundation Grant January 17, 2018
    Sarah Whitman, a language arts teacher at Collingswood Middle School in Collingswood, has received a $2,000 Student Achievement grant from the NEA Foundation. This grant will fund a school wide book study and international pen pal program. Ms. Whitman will design a school wide book study based around “I Will Always Write Back,” a novel […] The post Collingsw […]
  • Blistan: Equal pay executive order represents “a new era” January 16, 2018
    Murphy keeps campaign promise on first day NJEA President Marie Blistan spoke out today regarding the executive order  issued today by Gov. Murphy to begin moving New Jersey toward guaranteeing equal pay for women. Blistan attended the press conference where the executive order was announced and issued this statement: “Gov. Murphy ran for office on […] The p […]
  • As Murphy takes office, NJEA members anticipate a new era January 16, 2018
    NJEA members have been eagerly working toward, and anticipating, the gubernatorial inauguration of Ambassador Phil Murphy. On Oct. 8, 2016, NJEA PAC, the 125-member political action committee, unanimously endorsed Murphy in the Democratic Gubernatorial Primary. The unprecedented endorsement in the primary launched a 13-month campaign, NJEA Members4Murphy, th […]
  • Tell Congress: Pass the Dream Act January 16, 2018
    The American people and a bipartisan majority in Congress want a permanent solution to protect Dreamers. But we need your help today to ramp up the pressure and make it happen. Call your Members of Congress today and tell them to support passage of a clean Dream Act. TAKE ACTION NOW The post Tell Congress: Pass the Dream Act appeared first on New Jersey Educ […]
  • Help protect our students’ healthcare January 16, 2018
    Take a stand for CHIP Email your members of Congress to urge them to reauthorize Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). CHIP is a successful, bipartisan program focused on providing health care coverage for low-income children who are not eligible for Medicaid. CHIP has been directly responsible for decreasing the number of uninsured children to record […]
  • NJEA members help stop bad bills January 16, 2018
    Could resurface in new session Congratulations NJEA members!  Your advocacy helped stop two bad bills from becoming law in the closing days of the 2016-17 legislative session. S-3309 (Urban Hope Act IV) would have dramatically expanded the Renaissance Schools program that has been used to undermine neighborhood public schools in Camden.  NJEA members sent hu […]
  • NJEA lauds nomination of Repollet as Commissioner of Education January 12, 2018
    Fulfills Murphy promise to put educators in key education posts NJEA today praised Governor-elect Phil Murphy’s nomination of Asbury Park Superintendent Dr. Lamont Repollet to be New Jersey’s next Commissioner of Education.  Dr. Repollet has extensive experience as a teacher and administrator in New Jersey’s public schools. NJEA President Marie Blistan issue […]
  • Go solar with NJEA Member Benefits Program and donate to Hipp Foundation January 12, 2018
    NJEA members can now lower their electric bills with GenRenew Energy Services. By installing solar with its No Money out-of-pocket program, you will start generating cleaner electricity and contribute to a cleaner environment today, tomorrow and for our children’s future. A $500 donation will be made to the Hipp Foundation for every completed solar installat […]
  • Two-day conference on Equity: School Rules & Regulations January 11, 2018
    The Middlesex County Curriculum Council, NJ School Boards Association, NJ School Development Council, and Rutgers Institute for Improving Student Achievement will hold a two-day conference on Equity: School Rules & Regulations. DAY ONE: January 30 – 9:30 a.m.- 3 p.m.  The Marigold, 315 Churchill Ave., Somerset DAY TWO: February 28 – 9 a.m.- 12 p.m.  Doug […]