A New Jersey community college is investigating why a professor shouted the F-word at a student in an incident that was caught on camera. The student identifies as politically conservative, and the incident has sparked complaints about the college as a liberal atmosphere where alternative political viewpoints are not tolerated. Read the rest of this entry »Posted: April 17th, 2018 | Author: admin | Filed under: Brookdale Community College, Education, Monmouth County News | Tags: Brookdale Community College, Christopher Lyle, Education, Howard Finkelstein, Intercultural Communication, Joey Smith, Liberal Indoctrination in Education, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, Sociology 105 | 14 Comments »
The town hall crowd showed up Wednesday night in Willingboro to lambaste Gov. Phil Murphy over how New Jersey will dole out aid to public schools in his first state budget proposal. There was worry and anger. Some told Murphy he had let them down. One woman cried, and her 7-year-old son asked the Democratic governor… Read the rest of this entry »Posted: April 7th, 2018 | Author: admin | Filed under: Education, New Jersey, New Jersey State Budget, Phil Murphy | Tags: Gov Phil Murphy, Governor Phil Murphy, New Jersey, NJ School Funding, NJ State Budget | 4 Comments »
Assemblywoman Serena DiMaso (R-Monmouth), along with her colleagues Assemblywomen Nancy Munoz (R-Union) and Holly Schepisi (R-Bergen), today called on the legislature to take action on a 10 bill package they introduced last week to address school safety in light of the recent shooting in Parkland, Florida and other tragic incidents.
The proposed legislation is based on recommendations from two panels of experts that were set-up in the wake of the 2012 school shooting in Newtown, Conn, DiMaso and Munoz said in a joint statement. The groups included government officials, education leaders, law enforcement, community members, school officials, teachers and parents. Read the rest of this entry »Posted: April 4th, 2018 | Author: admin | Filed under: 13th Legislative District, Education, Monmouth County News, NJ State Legislature, School Safety | Tags: Assemblywoman Serena DiMaso, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, NJ Legislature, School Safety, Serena DiMaso | 1 Comment »
Marlboro Township’s K-8 schools now have armed and uniformed police officers present at all times during school hours under an agreement between the Township and Board of Education that was approved by the Board last night, Mayor Jonathan Hornik announced.
“I am pleased that the Board of Education has supported our initiative to station Marlboro police officers in each of our schools. While it is not a solution to the gun debate, it will keep our children and educators safe. As Mayor, I have no more fundamental responsibility than keeping our children and educators safe,” Mayor Hornik said, “Recently in Maryland, a School Resource Officer (SRO), a trained and armed Police Officer, engaged and pursued the shooter and, by all accounts, prevented this incident from being a far greater tragedy. While it would be nice to pretend that that we did not live in a society that requires armed police officers in our schools it is not the reality.”Art Gallagher | Filed under: Education, Marlboro, Monmouth County News, New Jersey | Tags: Jonathan Hornik, Marlboro Board of Education, Marlboro Mayor Jon Hornik, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, Police in schools, School Safety | 4 Comments »
Four inmates at the Monmouth County Correctional Institution got their high school diplomas today through an online program administered by the Monmouth-Ocean Educational Services Commission, according to a press release from Sheriff Shaun Golden.
“I am gratified by the commitment made by today’s graduates to use their time at MCCI in a constructive manner that will benefit them for the rest of their lives,” said Sheriff Golden. “The wrong choices that brought the graduates to MCCI have provided these individuals the opportunity to make right choices about furthering their education and changing their lives.” Read the rest of this entry »Posted: January 17th, 2018 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: Education, Monmouth County Correctional Institution, Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Sheriff's Office, Shaun Golden | Tags: Education, GED, Monmouth County Correctional Institution, Monmouth County News, Monmouth-Ocean Educational Services, Sheriff Shaun Golden | Comments Off on Inmates Get Their High School Diplomas
Dr. William George III, Ed. D., the Middletown Township Superintendent of Schools, today thanked Assemblyman Declan O’Scanlon for his successful efforts in getting all of the $1,179,200 in state funding to Middletown schools that had been cut from the budget proposed by the Democrat majority in the legislature last spring.
George sent O’Scanlon the following email earlier today: Read the rest of this entry »Posted: November 2nd, 2017 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: Declan O'Scanlon, Education, Middletown, Monmouth County News, New Jersey | Tags: Assemblyman Declan O'Scanlon, Dr. William George, Education Funding, Keansburg Schools, Marlboro Schools, Middletown, Middletown Schools, Monmouth County News, New Jersey | 3 Comments »
By Tommy DeSeno
“College Achieve” charter school is trying to open in Asbury Park. It’s operated by Mike Piscal, who is known in the education field for making charter schools in California go broke, for having lax policy on sexual harassment and choosing spokespeople the likes of Bill Cosby. After California he spent two years in Las Vegas, then recently had a failed attempt to open a charter school in Brooklyn.
Having come back home to New Jersey, he incorporated “College Achieve” charter school with no assets other than the $75.00 filing fee, with an address at his father’s house in Toms River.admin | Filed under: Asbury Park, Education, Marriage Equality, Opinion, Tommy DeSeno | Tags: Asbury Park, Bible, Charter School, Church and State, College Achieve, Gay rights, Leviticus Fund, Mike Piscal, Monmouth County News, Old Testiment, Opinion, Religious Rights, Tom DeSeno, Tommy DeSeno | 7 Comments »
Governor Chris Christie will be making an announcement this afternoon at 1pm, according to a statement from his office.
Insiders expect that the governor will announce a school funding deal for the next fiscal year negotiated between himself, Senate President Steve Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto.Art Gallagher | Filed under: Chris Christie, Education, New Jersey, News, Property Taxes | Tags: Education, Governor Chris Christie, New Jersey, NJ Property Taxes, NJ School Funding | Comments Off on Watch Christie’s Announcement at 1PM
You can toggle between districts by type — elementary, regional HS and K-12 — by clicking in the Visible layers box (K-12 are shown by default). To find a district, zoom in and move the map, or use the search box (with the magnifying glass). Hover over or click on a district for information. A day… Read the rest of this entry »Posted: June 16th, 2017 | Author: admin | Filed under: Education, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, New Jersey State Budget, NJ Democrats, Property Taxes | Tags: Education, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, NJ Democrats School Funding Plan, NJ Property Taxes, NJ School Funding | 2 Comments »
TRENTON — Top Democratic lawmakers who have been pushing competing plans to repair education funding in New Jersey said Wednesday they have agreed to a deal that would increase state funding by $125 million. Senate President Stephen Sweeney (D-Gloucester) and Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto (D-Hudson) said their plan that would add $100 million in new K-12… Read the rest of this entry »Posted: June 14th, 2017 | Author: admin | Filed under: Education, New Jersey | Tags: New Jersey, NJ Education funding, NJ Legislature | Comments Off on NJ Lawmakers reach $171M deal on school funding