Tag: teacher

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

MUST READ: The NJEA is fatter (but less financially secure?) than ever before

By The Staff _ The popular left-of-center education watchdog blog NJ Left Behind published an informative and eye-opening post on Tuesday, Save Jerseyans, analyzing the latest-available information on the spending of the notorious New Jersey Education Association (NJEA). Any taxpayer Read More

James O’Keefe releases first undercover video in teachers union series

HAMILTON TWP, N.J. — The New Jersey Education Association (NJEA) is one of New Jersey’s most powerful special interest groups. Renowned undercover journalist, Bergen County native and Rutgers University alumnus James O’Keefe and his organization, Project Veritas, recently decided to Read More

Donald Trump pushes for arming school employees in speech at CPAC

President Trump said Friday that gun-free school zones don’t protect students, as he renewed his call to arm more qualified teachers and other school employees. “When we declare our schools to be gun-free zones, it just puts our students in Read More

Want to stop school shootings? Start by talking to a teacher.

By Matt Rooney _ Well, we’ve witnessed yet another gut-churning school shooting, Save Jerseyans, on Valentine’s Day no less, which this time has claimed the lives of at least 17 souls in the Southern Florida community of Parkland. That means Read More

OPINION: It’s Time to Stand Up to the NJEA

New Jersey doesn’t fare well in a new ranking of states’ fiscal health, but you probably guessed that. According to the analysis by the Pew Charitable Trusts, New Jersey is dead last when it comes to paying its annual bills. The Read More