|NJTV’s narrative of its April 26 news broadcasts describes a segment: “Professors protest at New Jersey’s universities, ” but the voices of the faculty, staff and students are excluded from the actual broadcast. Instead there is a five-minute interview with the William Paterson University President, whose representatives are making unreasonable demands of the education workers at the bargaining table.|
By Gloucester County Times Editorial Board
Apparently, fools really do rush in where angels fear to tread.
The uproar over Gov. Chris Christie’s proposed “merger” — a takeover, actually — of the Camden campus of Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, by state-related Rowan University illustrates why politics and education don’t mix.
In January, Christie announced a limited realignment of the state’s higher education facilities which would grant control of the troubled University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey to Rutgers and, in some kind of trade-off, give Rutgers-Camden to Rowan.…Read more
By The Associated Press
JERSEY CITY —Gov. Chris Christie and Newark Mayor Cory Booker are the headliners at a national conference on school choice scheduled for this week in Jersey City.
Both men are scheduled to speak at the American Federation for Children and the Alliance for School Choice’s major meeting. The groups advocate for giving parents more school options for their children.…