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2010-12-14 11:33:00

NJEA Officials Show No Limits Regarding Teacher Tenure in James O'Keefe's Latest Video TRENTON, N.J., Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "He's a bastard," said Montclair Education Association President Marge Asterino about Governor Chris Christie in the latest Project Veritas video highlighting teacher tenure and the New Jersey Education Association. This is James O'Keefe's second video of this series highlighting abuses of teacher tenure law in New Jersey. "Teachers Unions Gone...

2009-11-06 11:00:00

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The Middlesex County Educational Technology Training Center has received a $100,000 grant from the Verizon Foundation to continue to raise teachers' awareness of the free educational resources available on Thinkfinity.org and to train teachers from around the state how to use those resources. With the grant, announced Friday (Nov. 6) at the New Jersey Education Association convention in Atlantic City, the Verizon Foundation has now invested...

2008-10-06 15:00:32

By DIANE HAINES, STAFF WRITER The viewing public was introduced to Passaic High School and one of its alumni thanks to the New Jersey Education Association. The teachers union purchased cable and network affiliate airtime to tout the success of urban education. The NJEA selected six graduates to feature in an ad campaign because they excelled professionally. Among them is Dr. Jose "Manny" Esquilin, who graduated from Passaic High School in 1997. Esquilin's achievements are now known to...

Word of the Day
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'