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Two teachers’ groups endorse Gill for 5th District Essex County Freeholder

Bob Russo, president of the Montclair State University American Federation of Teachers Adjunct Faculty Local 6025, also some kinds words for Gill.

“As a former mayor of Montclair, I know that the entire town equates the Gill family name with dedicated public educators and those who support them.,” Russo stated. “Brendan is the son of one of the most respected teachers in the county.…

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Save Our Schools Rally Calls for End to Teacher Bashing

Save our Schools rally
Thousands of parents, students, teachers and education advocates gathered in Washington, D.C., on July 30 to stand up for public education and send the message that the nation’s public schools are the cornerstone of our democracy. Speaker after speaker at the “Save Our Schools” march and rally called for less teacher bashing, less emphasis on standardized tests and more support for education reforms that work, such as smaller class sizes and improved teacher preparation.…

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