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  • Kearny EA fights to settle contract September 25, 2018
    The Kearny Education Association (KEA) has begun their second school year without a new contract, and they are making sure the board of education is fully aware of their unity and determination to settle a fair deal. In mid-September, the members of the KEA inundated the board of education meeting. With a room capacity of […] The post Kearny EA fights to set […]
  • Bridgeton school safety officers unanimously choose to join NJEA September 25, 2018
    “We wanted to have a voice” In June 2017, the 17 school safety officers who work in Bridgeton’s public schools met with then-NJEA Field Representative Jim Jameson and NJEA network attorney Kevin McCann to discuss affiliating with NJEA. As school safety officers, they play a crucial role in their schools – but one that was […] The post Bridgeton school safety […]
  • NJ State House offers tours, programs for educators September 25, 2018
    Learning about your role as a citizen in a democracy isn’t just a state standard, it’s a critical part of maintaining a strong and responsive government. Bring those lessons to life by taking advantage of the resources available at the NJ State House. Here are just a few: Tours The State House Tour Office brings […] The post NJ State House offers tours, prog […]
  • Why N.J. students dominate the U.S. in learning foreign languages September 25, 2018
    This article originally appeared on Bonjour! Salaam! Ni hao! Guten tag! Namaste! Konnichiwa! Merhaba! If your child goes to a New Jersey school, chances are they will know the meaning of at least some of those words. New Jersey, known for its strong education system, has a highest number of K-12 students learning a […] The post Why N.J. stude […]
  • Working after retirement September 24, 2018
    If you are considering working after retirement, you should be aware of the restrictions imposed by laws and regulations governing post-retirement employment. The post Working after retirement appeared first on New Jersey Education Association. […]
  • NJEA on PARCC cartoon: inaccurate, irresponsible and offensive September 22, 2018
    Murphy a champion of students and schools NJEA President Marie Blistan issued the following statement in response to an appalling and misleading editorial cartoon published today in reference to Gov. Murphy and PARCC: “The political cartoon published today depicting governor Murphy as indifferent toward the suffering of students as a result of PARCC is inacc […]
  • New Jersey Humane State student art and essay contest September 19, 2018
    In partnership with The Animal Welfare Fund of New Jersey, The Lesniak Institute is opening up the design of the state’s newest license plate to students. New Jersey students in elementary, middle and high school are encouraged to participate. The goal of this contest is to inspire students to use their artistic talent to promote […] The post New Jersey Huma […]
  • FAQ: Changes to SEHBP health care coverage for Medicare-eligible retirees September 19, 2018
    This information updated as of 9/25/18. What has changed? Beginning on January 1, 2019, Medicare retirees will have access to some additional benefits, including reimbursement of certain co-payments and participation in NJWELL. Those new benefits are explained in more detail below. In addition, some current Medicare supplemental plans currently offered to Me […]
  • See how the new Medicare plans match up September 19, 2018
    Current Plan offerings Medicare supplemental Medicare Advantage Horizon NJ Direct 10 Aetna Freedom 10 Horizon NJ Direct 15 Aetna Freedom 15 Horizon NJ Direct 1525 Aetna HMO Horizon NJ Direct 2030 Aetna HMO1525 Horizon HMO 10 Horizon HMO 1525 Horizon HMO 2030   Beginning January 1, 2019, the Horizon NJ Direct 10 and the Horizon […] The post See how the new Me […]
  • New Providence EA Members March for a Fair Contract September 18, 2018
    It has been decades since the New Providence EA has begun a school year without a contract. But on a rainy Monday evening, Sept. 17, over 100 members marched a half mile from the high school to the district board office. Members reminded the board that they will be heard. New Providence district is a […] The post New Providence EA Members March for a Fair Co […]