Personal finance website WalletHub has ranked New Jersey the third best state (including the District of Columbia) for teachers.
Laptop Shortage, Lack of Internet Access Behind Bumpy Start to Remote Learning
Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop pointed to Zoom glitches, laptop delays and not enough Chromebooks as some of the issues the city experienced while opening the virtual school door last week for some 30,000 students.
Superintendent Walker Doubts JC Schools Will Reopen Before November
Jersey City Schools Superintendent Walker Said School Buildings Unlikely to Reopen Before November.
Editorial: A Teachable Moment For TECCS
On June 30, the four person executive committee of the school’s board of trustees fired its long serving and beloved principal, Marta Bergamini, without consulting parents or other board members. There is a lesson in all of this, one that should become part of TECCS’ curriculum. Here’s my suggestion for the first class.
Schools Go 100 Percent Virtual In September
Jersey City Schools Superintendent Walker announced a five-phase reopening plan for the city’s public schools. In phase one all learning will be virtual.
Parents Outraged at Principal’s Unexplained Firing
When the board of The Ethical Community Charter School (TECCS) notified parents in an email that it had fired the school’s beloved principal, Marta Bergamini, chaos and anger ensued.
Jersey City Schools Rank 241 in Spending Equity
When it comes to spending equity, Jersey City ranks 241 out of 540 New Jersey school districts according to financial website WalletHub.
School Board Outlines Three Choices for September Instruction
Come September 2020, Jersey City’s public schools will offer choice of in-person instruction, 100 percent remote learning, or a combination of the two.
Schools Leaders Elaborate on September Reopening
The Jersey City Board of Education started the 2019-20 school year with a $120 million budget shortfall, according to Superintendent Walker, but through efficiencies and the payroll tax it is on track to deliver a balanced budget.
Colleges Will Look and Operate Differently Under State COVID-19 Guidance
Students and faculty will be back on campus at many schools, wearing masks and separated by six feet, as social distancing mandate.