Tag Archives: education reform

N.J. Governor Chris Christie Signs Teacher Tenure Reform Law

Governor Chris Christie (R-NJ) signed a bill Monday making it more difficult for teachers to receive tenure. The bill, though hotly debated in New Jersey’s legislature, was a rare example of bipartisanship: Gov. Chris Christie today signed a contentious bill aimed at toughening the path to tenure for the state’s public school teachers, hailing it as […]

Harlem Children’s Zone: Geoffrey Canada’s Efforts to Break Generational Poverty from the Start

This post is part of this month’s “What’s Going Right in Public Education” series, highlighting achievements and forward-thinking ideas happening now in education policy, law, and practice. A great deal of today’s knowledge on the benefits of early childhood education stems from a research project commenced nearly fifty years ago in a small Michigan town called Ypsilanti. […]