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EDISON… “Governor Christie has again claimed that he has increased education funding over the past several years of his administration. In reality most of our state’s districts and institutions at best will receive the same funding level this year as they saw last year.
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By Elana Knopp
UNION COUNTY, NJ — An appellate court has ruled that Kean University failed to provide adequate notice to a professor before deciding not to renew her contract at a public meeting.
American Federation of Teachers President Donna Chiera said in a statement released to LocalSource on Feb. 15, that the court’s ruling was a wake-up call.…Read more
Jonathan Lai, Staff Writer
You don’t become the president of one of the nation’s largest universities without mastering the diplomatic art of silence.
But when the president of the United States restricts immigration or signals he may roll back protections for students brought into this country illegally as children, the calculus changes.
“The times are different,” Robert L.…Read more