Archive for Tag: NJEA

NJEA loses YouTube censorship fight with Assembly Republican Office

TRENTON, N.J. – In a win for the Assembly Republican Office, YouTube restored the parody video of the New Jersey Education Association’s nationally-criticized TV commercial that accuses parents of being extremists.  WATCH: If the NJEA was honest in its commercials “If the NJEA was honest in its commercials,” the Assembly...

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McClellan and Simonsen call on Murphy to sign bill that addresses teachers’ shortage

  TRENTON, N.J. – As the teachers’ shortage continues to worsen in New Jersey, Assemblymen Antwan McClellan and Erik Simonsen are instructing Gov. Phil Murphy to skip the field trips to the White House and instead return to his seat, grab a pen, and complete his assignment—sign into a law...

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GOP Leader on NJEA censoring Assembly Republican Office’s parody video

TRENTON, N.J. – Assembly Republican Leader John DiMaio commented on the New Jersey Education Association having YouTube remove the Assembly Republican Office’s parody video of the union’s nationally-criticized TV commercial that accuses parents of being extremists. “The NJEA’s action only drives home the Republicans’ point that they will stop...

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Republicans stand up for “extremist” parents in NJEA spoof commercial

TRENTON, N.J. – In a parody ad released on YouTube Wednesday, the Assembly Republican Office in Trenton slams the state’s teachers’ union for its latest 15-second TV commercial calling outspoken parents “extremists.” The parody, “If the NJEA was honest in its commercials,” says the New Jersey Education Association has...

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Push back from Freedom Fighters in GOP Assembly Caucus and parents made Murphy drop the mandates says Peterson

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Erik Peterson credits the Assembly Republican members who refused to comply with the Statehouse Covid-19 policy and fed-up parents for ending the controversial school mask mandates. On Monday, Feb. 7, Gov. Phil Murphy announced that he would be lifting statewide school and child care masking...

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Peterson blasts Gov. Murphy for constant power grabs

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Erik Peterson has been one of the staunchest opponents of the governor’s executive powers. He calls the most recent public health emergency the action of a tyrant. “An old political truth that has reinforced the need for democracy, for checks and balances, is that absolute...

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DeCroce says schools should skip standardized tests, focus on statewide plan to open schools

PARSIPPANY, N.J. – Forcing school children to take standardized tests this year would be an unnecessary burden heaped on students, parents and teachers, says Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce, a member of the Joint Committee on Public Schools. “I don’t know what of value would be gained by forcing students to...

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