Archive for Tag: state Board of Education

Requiring legislative approval of revisions to state learning standards keeps DOE in check, says DePhillips

TRENTON, N.J. – The state Education Department is proposing changes to its English and math learning standards for grades K-12 this year. In an effort to prevent a repeat of the controversial health standards adoption of 2020, Assemblyman Christopher DePhillips wants the Legislature to have the final vote. DePhillips’...

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Umba’s bill would force State Board of Education to resume in-person meetings

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Brandon Umba says the state Board of Education has denied the public its voice concerning children’s education well beyond any reasonable claim of ongoing public health concerns. With local and state governing bodies safely back to working in person for months with public participation, the...

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VIDEO: How the Dems’ new curriculum in N.J. schools is creating controversy and the Republican response

TRENTON, N.J. – Gender identity and oral and anal sex are just some of the topics covered in the new health and sexual education standards approved by the state Board of Education in June 20202 during the height of Gov. Phil Murphy’s Covid-19 lockdowns. School districts are required to...

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