Fund the Formula Testimony

Hi, I wanted to share a copy of my testimony to the NJ Legislature this week.  Please log on to (http://lis.njleg.state.nj.us/15budget/default.asp) and register for an opportunity to testify for the Department of Education to run the school funding formula.  I’d be happy to help you write your

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Budget Priority Setting Meeting

I was at the Budget Priority Setting meeting this Wednesday and the recommended priorities were in fact, all credible suggestions.  They included interventions for failing students, science labs, adequate technology, college prep services and many others.  It’s unfortunate that the Board has to choose among things that

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School Performance Reports Presentation at NJ DOE

On February 12th I attended the State Board of Education meeting to listen to the commissioner’s reports on school performance and core curriculum content standards.  The presenters were very knowledgeable in their fields and presented the information in an easy to follow fashion.  Below are the highlights

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Celebrating 30 years of PEF & Irene Sterling

I’m so excited to celebrate PEF’s 30th Anniversary along with an opportunity to honor Irene for her dedicated service to Paterson children.   We wouldn’t be here without Irene’s stellar leadership. I thank her for the vision to start this organization and the work to effectively build

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