Tag: school

Trenton spending $5 billion more (so far) under Phil Murphy

TRENTON, N.J. – Assembly Republican budget officer John DiMaio criticized the Democrat legislature’s $38.7 billion FY2020 budget on Thursday, comparing the Democrats’ internal debate to rearranging deck chairs on the Titanic.  While Democrats rejected tax and fee increases demanded by Read More

NANNY STATE? N.J. parents may soon face stiff penalties if their kids are accused of “bullying”

TRENTON, N.J. –  “Mallory’s Law” endeavors to honor a 12-year-old (Mallory Grossman) who killed herself in 2017. Bullying was the reported culprit, and the New Jersey legislature wants to do something about it. The new consequences for offending parents are Read More

LD11: GOP challengers want Murphy to restore $65 million to Monmouth school districts

OCEAN TOWNSHIP, N.J. – Democrats in Trenton are fighting with one another quite a bit these days, and there’s a strong possibility of a FY 2020 budget impasse, but one area where they still agree: the suburbs should fully fund urban Read More

VIDEO: Rooney criticizes Hillsborough’s teacher layoffs

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ – Hillsborough (Somerset County) voters killed a massive $8 million all-day kindergarten program ballot question back in March, 4432 “no” votes to 3003 “yes” votes. This week, the superintendent retaliated by laying off 37 teachers.  – Save Jersey founder and Read More

School referendums fail in Monroe, Hillsborough and Florence

HILLSBOROUGH, N.J. — The forces of fiscal irresponsibility took a beating on Tuesday night in three different counties.  In Florence Township (Burlington County), voters defeated two ballot questions which sought to raise a combined $24.1 million for various projects. Question 1 Read More

SPADEA: Why you should vote ‘no’ on higher taxes this Tuesday

By Bill Spadea This post originally appeared at NJ 101.5 _ That’s right, the education bureaucrats and local officials are coming for more of your money. They will tell you it’s for security and infrastructure. They’ll tell you that you need Read More

REPORT: Glen Rock schools believe images of U.S. military heroes holding guns are offensive

GLEN ROCK, N.J. — The New Jersey American Legion’s ‘Americanism Award’ coloring contest is an annual tradition for Garden State 4th and 5th graders. According to NorthJersey.com, public schools in the trending-blue Bergen County suburb of Glen Rock are opting Read More