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December 16, 2002 Two New Jersey High School Students Selected for Senate Youth Program
December 13, 2002 Princeton Middle School World Languages Teacher Recruited for National Oceanic and Atmosphere and National Science Foundation Project Slated for January
December 9, 2002 Accomplishments of the New Jersey Department of Education 2002 - Camden Public Schools Fiscal and Education Intervention
December 9, 2002 DOE Announces Latest Success Stories Issue: Spotlight Camden
December 6, 2002 NJDOE Accomplishments in Education
December 4, 2002 State Board of Education Issues Decision in Englewood Case
December 4, 2002 Commissioner Librera Presents Blue Ribbon Schools to State Board of Education
December 4, 2002 State Board Recognizes December Student of the Month
December 4, 2002 Thelma Napoleon-Smith Sworn in as Newest Member of State Board of Education
December 3, 2002 McGreevey and Librera to Host Teacher Town Meeting in Mercer County
December 3, 2002 Education Department Launches Initiative to Address School Violence and Disruption
December 2, 2002 Advisory - State Board of Education
November 25, 2002 McGreevey and Librera Announce Governor's Schools of Excellence
November 20, 2002 Educators to Participate in Videoconference Explaining New Automated Teacher Certification System
November 20, 2002 Commissioner of Education William L. Librera to Hold Press Availability Wednesday, Nov. 20 at 11:30 a.m. to Discuss Physical Education Requirements and Related Topics
November 18, 2002 Advisory - International Education Week Begins Today
November 18, 2002 Media Advisory - Governor James E. McGreevey and Commissioner of Education William L. Librera to Host Teacher Town Meeting for Somerset County Educators in Bridgewater on Monday, Nov. 18
November 18, 2002 Commissioner of Education William L. Librera and Other Education Leaders to Discuss Core Curriculum Content Standards and High School Graduation Requirements at Forum in Princeton today at the Chauncey Conference Center
November 15, 2002 Governor, Education Commissioner Launch Program to Reform Student Assessment
November 6, 2002 Department of Education to Hold Conference to Explain Automated Teacher Certification System
November 6, 2002 State Board of Education Adopts Changes to Ethics Regulations; New Rules will Expedite Review of Complaints and Clarify Burden of Proof
November 6, 2002 State Board of Education Amends Regulations to Increase Teacher Supply
November 6, 2002 State Board of Education Welcomes 2001-2002 Star Schools at November Meeting
November 6, 2002 State Board Recognizes November Student of the Month
November 4, 2002 Advisory - DOE Launches Success Stories, a Timely Compilation of What’s Good in Schools
November 4, 2002 TEACH NEW JERSEY. REACH THE WORLD.
Fall Recruitment of New Teachers in Full Swing
October 28, 2002 New Jersey Awarded Federal Funds for Charter School Development
October 28, 2002 Planning and Building Community Schools in New Jersey
October 28, 2002 Overview of the Core Curriculum Content Standards
October 25, 2002 Commissioner's Report on State Education Initiatives
October 21, 2002 Supplemental Service Providers for New Jersey
October 21, 2002 Changes to INS Regulations Create No New Obligations for Schools
October 18, 2002 Abbott Implementation: Three-Year Operational Plan / One-Year School-Based Budget
October 18, 2002 New Jersey Performing Arts Center Joins Governor McGreevey’s Awards in Arts Education Program for First Time
October 16, 2002 State Announces Grant Opportunity for Schools to Help Refugee Students
October 16, 2002 AmeriCorps Launch Dedicates Ninth Year to "Global Issues. . . Local Action"
October 15, 2002 Middle Township, Paterson and Toms River School Districts Receive Federal Grants for Innovative Health & Physical Education Programs
October 15, 2002 Commissioner Librera Announces 2002-2003 Competition for Best Practices/Star Schools Program; Application Deadline is December 15, 2002
October 15, 2002 New Jersey Receives $7.9 million Grant to Improve Teacher Quality; Commissioner Librera Says Grant Will Provide "Vital Support" for Teachers
October 15, 2002 Franklin Township Breaks Ground for New High School; State to Cover Thirty Percent of the Costs
October 11, 2002 6 New Jersey Educators Win 2002 Milken Awards:
 »April Lowe - Ewing, Mercer County
 »Theresa Licitra - Jackson, Ocean County
 »Patricia McGee - Norwood, Bergen County
 »John Bormann - Spring Lake, Monmouth County
 »Stephen Liddawi - Elizabeth, Union County
 »James Aquavia - Montclair, Essex County
October 11, 2002 Department of Education Presents I.D.E.A.S. Awards to Innovative Educators
October 10, 2002 New Jersey Department of Education Receives $120 Million Six-Year Reading First Grant To Improve Literacy in Kindergarten through Third Grade
October 7, 2002 Hammonton School District hosts grand opening for new high school;
Received $10.3 million under Facilities Act
October 3, 2002 MEDIA ADVISORY -Commissioner of Education William L. Librera Returns to Montclair High School
October 2, 2002 Commissioner Librera Presents Two Newest Charter Schools to State Board of Education
October 2, 2002 Six New Jersey Teachers Recognized for Presidential Awards
October 2, 2002 Hudson County Library/Media Specialist Named 2002-03 New Jersey Teacher of the Year
October 2, 2002 State Board of Education Recognizes Student from Gloucester County
October 1, 2002 NJDOE Posts New Announcements
-- Resources to Meet the NCLB requirements for Paraprofessionals
-- Paraprofessional Requirements under NCLB
September 26, 2002 Thirty Schools Recognized for Outstanding Parent Involvement Programs
September 20, 2002 Governor McGreevey and Commissioner of Education Librera To Launch Career Academy at Morristown High School
September 5, 2002 Commissioner Librera Praises Local and County Officials For Launch of Academies @ Englewood
September 4, 2002 18 New Jersey School Districts Receive Federal Grants to Improve World Language Instruction
September 4, 2002 TEACH NEW JERSEY. REACH THE WORLD
Recruiters Target Diversity Career Fair
September 4, 2002 Commissioner William L. Librera's Public Events for Thursday, September 5, 2002
September 3, 2002 Back-to-School 2002 - New Offices, Initiatives Greet Start of New School Year
August 27, 2002 New Jersey’s SAT Scores Remain Stable While Participation Increases
August 23, 2002 Commissioner of Education William L. Librera denied a motion to stay his June 12 decision to revoke the charter for the CALLA Charter School in Plainfield, Union County
August 23, 2002 Commissioner of Education William L. Librera reaffirmed a July 3 decision which determined that a child who has attained his or her fifth birthday before October 1 has an entitlement to enrollment. Consequently, the Board’s kindergarten cut-off date cannot be prior to October 1
August 23, 2002 Resources for Educators to Prepare Students for the Commemoration of September 11, 2001
August 9, 2002 To clarify previous statements by DOE officials, New Jersey statutes do prohibit fraternities and sororities at public high schools.
August 8, 2002 Education Commissioner William L. Librera orders that Asbury Park High School football player Marc Taylor be granted a waiver to play football for all but the first two games during 2002-2003 season.
August 7, 2002 State Board of Education Sets Standards for High School Exam
August 7, 2002 State Board Proposes Regulation Change to Increase Teacher Supply
August 1, 2002 While the vaccine shortage continues to ease, the Department of Education is urging all parents to contact their health care providers to ensure that all students receive their full immunization schedules. The department has prepared a Q&A to help parents and educators understand the issue.
August 1, 2002 Governor James E. McGreevey releases "Improving the Quality of Early Literacy Education in New Jersey," a Report of the Governor's Task Force on Early Literacy Education.
  »Governor's New Release
July 30, 2002 Department of Education Grants Final Approval for Construction Project in Bordentown
July 30, 2002 New Jersey Increases Opportunities For High School Students to Take College Level Courses and Tests
July 22, 2002 Second Annual Report Released For Interdistrict Public School Choice Program
July 22, 2002 Effective July 1, 2002, the State of New Jersey initiated a new program to process fingerprinting of applicants for employment and licensing purposes throughout the state.
July 16, 2002 Education Commissioner Librera Makes Public Camden School Report and Recommendations
July 3, 2002 Commissioner Librera Announces Byrd Scholars for 2002
July 2, 2002 State Board of Education Supports 1-Year Moratorium On World Language High School Graduation Requirement
July 2, 2002 State Board of Education Adopts Revised Core Curriculum Content Standards for Language Arts Literacy, Mathematics and Science
July 2, 2002 State Board Re-elects Dahme, Butcher as Officers for 2002-03
July 2, 2002 Edward M. Taylor, Sr. Sworn In as Newest Member of State Board of Education
June 28, 2002 Advisory - State Board of Education
June 26, 2002 Department of Education Grants Preliminary Approval for Construction Project in Pittsgrove Township
June 25, 2002 Department of Education Grants Preliminary Approval for Elementary School Construction Project in Warren Township
June 25, 2002 DOE Schedules Information Sessions for Public on Program to Establish Learning Centers for Disadvantaged Students and their Families
June 20, 2002 Department of Education Sponsors Its Second Preschool Teacher Recruitment Job Fair June 29
June 20, 2002 DOE Staff Member from Brick Township Selected for Leadership Seminars
June 19, 2002 Education Commissioner Librera Proposes Changes in State’s Takeover Law
June 18, 2002 Advisory/State Operated Schools
June 18, 2002 Public Comment Sought on Early Childhood Program Standards
June 13, 2002 Two New Jersey High Schools Rank with Best in Nation in Internet Science Fair
June 7, 2002 2001-02 Best Practices / Star Schools Take Center Stage as Models of Excellence
June 6, 2002 Advisory - Somerset County Teachers Recognized
June 5, 2002 State Board of Education Honors 10 Teachers for Achieving National Certification
June 5, 2002 State Board of Education Recognizes Student from Salem County
June 5, 2002 State Board of Education Recognizes Principals of the Year
June 3, 2002 Department of Education Sends Preliminary Guidance to Schools on Implementing New Federal Law
May 30, 2002 2001-02 Best Practices / Star Schools Take Center Stage as Models of Excellence
May 28, 2002 Student Artists to be Recognized at 22nd Annual Governor's Awards in Arts Education
May 23, 2002 Advisory - Revised List of Title I Schools and Their Category Designations
May 21, 2002 Monmouth County Teachers Recognized
May 20, 2002 Education Commissioner Librera Recognizes Seven World Languages Regional Model Program Resource Centers And Four Supervisors Of The Year
May 20, 2002 Advisory - Hunterdon County Teachers Recognized
May 17, 2002 Advisory - Passaic County Teachers Recognized
May 16, 2002 Advisory - Warren County Teachers Recognized
May 16, 2002 Initial Response Strong in State's Drive to Recruit Reading Coaches
May 16, 2002 Character Education Commission Seeks Comments At Series of Public Hearings Beginning May 22
May 16, 2002 Advisory - Burlington County Teachers Recognized
May 16, 2002 Advisory - Cape May County Teachers Recognized
May 15, 2002 Advisory - Cumberland County Teachers Recognized
May 10, 2002 Advisory - Hudson County Teachers Recognized
May 9, 2002 Safety Report Released Commissioner Librera Announces Update of Action Plan for Safe Schools
May 8, 2002 'Seeds of Service' Theme of Statewide Conference
May 8, 2002 Reception Honors 2002 Distinguished Teacher Candidates
May 8, 2002 Union County Teachers Recognized
May 8, 2002 Education Commissioner Librera Says $6.6 Billion in State School Aid Finances Education as the 'Cornerstone' of the McGreevey Administration
May 7, 2002 Assembly Budget Committee Testimony
May 6, 2002 Advisory - Atlantic County Teachers Recognized
May 6, 2002 Education Commissioner Librera Says $6.6 Billion in State School Aid Finances Education as the 'Cornerstone' of the McGreevey Administration
May 6, 2002 Senate Budget & Appropriations Committee Testimony
May 2, 2002 Department of Education Identifies Schools In Need of Improvement to Fulfill Accountability Requirements in Federal Legislation
May 2, 2002 Mercer County Teachers Recognized
May 1, 2002 State Board of Education Recognizes Student from Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School
April 30, 2002 ESPA Testing for Fourth Graders Begins Today
April 25, 2002 New Jersey AmeriCorps Mobilizes for National Youth Service Day
April 24, 2002 Department of Education Schedules Third Annual Recruitment Event for World Languages Teachers
April 3, 2002 State Board of Education Recognizes Student from Bridgeton High School
April 2, 2002 Department of Education Announces Reorganization Structure
Restructuring provides more efficient and accessible Department
March 26, 2002 Department of Education Certifies FY 2003 State Aid Figures
Protects schools by refusing to cut aid
March 15, 2002 Commissioner Librera Releases 2002 Comparative Spending Guide
March 14, 2002 Advisory - Comparative Spending Guide
March 8, 2002 GEPA Testing Begins Next Week
March 6, 2002 Commissioner Librera Announces Release of 2001 School Report Cards
March 6, 2002 State Board of Education Recognizes Students from Cape May City Elementary School
March 1, 2002 New High School Graduation Test Debuts Next Week
February 28, 2002 Advisory - School Report Cards
February 6, 2002 Department of Education Sets Dates for Public Feedback of Draft Revised Core Curriculum Content Standards
February 6, 2002 State Board of Education Recognizes Two Outstanding Collingswood Students
February 6, 2002 State Board of Education Honors New Jersey Students For National Achievements in Agriculture
February 4, 2002 New Jersey Students Prepare for Groundhog Job Shadow Day Activities
January 16, 2002 State Board of Education Welcomes Dr. William L. Librera As Next Commissioner of Education
January 16, 2002 Podietz Begins Second Term on State Board of Education
January 14, 2002 New Jersey AmeriCorps Prepares for Martin Luther King Day Service Activities
January 11, 2002 Commissioner of Education Approves Two New Charter Schools
January 11, 2002 Test Scores Set Benchmarks for Addressing Achievement Gap
January 2, 2002 State Board of Education Recognizes Outstanding Student Attends Newark's John F. Kennedy School
January 2, 2002 Pharmaceutical Manager Joins State Board of Education

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