Tag: test

N.J. triples weight of PARCC results in teacher evaluations

TRENTON — The results of controversial standardized tests that many New Jersey students have yet to pass will carry three times as much weight in some teacher’s evaluations this school year, the state announced Wednesday. Teachers in grades 4-8 whose Read More

Trump To Propose Ideological Test For All Potential Immigrants

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is expected to propose a political test for all immigrants wanting to come to the United States in order to assess their views on American values. Immigration candidates would be tested on their position on Read More

LEAD GLOVE: Christie spokesperson blasts Newark Mayor’s “bizarre blame game”

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog What’s in the water up there, Save Jerseyans? Something more than lead, I suspect. In case you missed it, Mayor Ras Baraka took a shot at Governor Chris Christie today as fears Read More

Christie: “I’m not gonna kill PARCC before we even take PARCC”

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Despite moderating his rhetoric in support of the Common Core curriculum standards, Save Jerseyans, Governor Chris Christie defiantly refused to condemn controversial PARCC testing at Wednesday’s town hall appearance in Fair Lawn. “We are Read More

Bill to limit N.J. standardized testing passes Assembly Panel

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Your little Save Jerseyans might get to spend more time learning instead of test-taking next year. Assembly Republican BettyLou DeCroce’s A-3079 was approved by the Assembly Education Committee on Thursday; if it becomes law, the Read More