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- ESP Job Justice bills clear Assembly committee February 14, 2019NJEA members found out late last week that two bills aiming to provide job justice for educational support professionals (ESP) would be heard by the Assembly Labor Committee on Thursday, Feb 14. Members sprang into action and got to work making phone calls, sending emails and posting on social media. Today the unyielding advocacy of […] […]
- Resources abound on new website to help feed NJ kids! February 14, 2019The New Jersey Food for Thought Campaign has just launched a brand new website chock full of information and resources to help deliver school breakfast, summer and after school meals to more children in need. The website provides information about all three federal child nutrition programs, resources for both advocacy and implementation, grant info and […] […]
- Tell the Assembly: ESPs deserve Job Justice February 14, 2019[…]
- Hipp grant applications due March 1 February 13, 2019The NJEA Frederick L. Hipp Foundation for Excellence in Education makes it possible for public school employees to receive grants that will help them bring creative ideas to life. The only foundation of its kind in New Jersey, the Hipp Foundation supports initiatives to promote excellence in education. More than $2.1 million in grants for […] […]
- Tell Sen. Booker to Reject the False Promise of Vouchers February 13, 2019[…]
- NJEA funds 47 sustainability grants February 11, 2019At an awards ceremony held on Feb. 4, Sustainable Jersey for Schools announced the 47 New Jersey schools and school districts selected to receive Sustainable Jersey for Schools small grants funded by the New Jersey Education Association (NJEA). Eleven $10,000 grants and 36 $2,000 grants were distributed to fund a variety of projects including vertical […] […]
- NJEA testifies on the importance of teacher diversity February 7, 2019NJEA Vice President Sean M. Spiller testified before the Senate Education and Senate Higher Education committees today on the importance of teacher diversity. Acting on national and state statistics revealing a lack of diversity among teachers, NJEA has initiated supports, adopted policy, and studied the outline, actions, and goals of the Diverse and Learner […]
- Priority Schools Consultant February 7, 2019[…]
- NJEA Lobby Days to Fix the Unfairness February 6, 2019Let the New Jersey Legislature know it is time to pass legislation to make health care more affordable and provide ESP Job Justice! Our collective presence at the Statehouse is needed to make sure our bills are posted and passed in their appropriate committees. Please join us and help to make that happen! Dates: FEBRUARY […] […]
- Minimum wage law a boost for students, families February 4, 2019“An important step toward economic justice” NJEA’s elected officers welcomed the new minimum wage law signed today by Gov. Phil Murphy. That law will boost wages for New Jersey’s lowest paid workers and gradually raise the pay for most positions to at least $15 per hour. While it will not eliminate the problem of income […] […]
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- ESP Job Justice bills clear Assembly committee February 14, 2019
- Got mold in your school?Who cleans it up? How? By Dorothy Wigmore Dorothy Wigmore is a long-time health and safety specialist, trained in occupational hygiene, ergonomics, work organization/stress and education. A former journalist, the Canadian has worked in the U.S. and Mozambique and been involved in efforts to prevent violence on the job since 1989. There’s been a […] […]