November 21, 2014
Comments Off on Fort Lee trustees get earful from teachers over stalled contract talks
BY LINH TAT Teachers on Monday night [Nov. 17] lambasted school district officials, accusing them of delay tactics and not negotiating in good faith, as teachers were ending their 565th day of working under an expired contract. Many held signs, … Continue reading
September 15, 2014
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American Teachers Spend More Time In The Classroom Than World Peers, Says Report From: The Huffington Post | By Rebecca Klein American teachers work hard. Like, really hard. This year’s education report from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development outlines the state of … Continue reading
June 24, 2014
Comments Off on Rally against injustice
An injustice to one is an injustice to all. The Belleville Education Association held a “Rally for a Better Belleville” on June 23at the Belleville High School. A gathering of some 500 Members and leadership from counties and locals … Continue reading
June 10, 2014
Comments Off on NJEA, other unions, file pension lawsuit.
Hold Christie accountable for required funding NJEA, in conjunction with other public employee unions, has filed suit against Governor Chris Christie and Treasurer Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff to prevent Gov. Christie’s proposed pension raid in the current and upcoming fiscal years. On … Continue reading
May 22, 2014
Comments Off on Christie drives NJ into ditch.
New Jersey Assembly Majority Leader Lou Greenwald (D-Camden/Burlington) released the following statement Tuesday on Gov. Christie’s plan for New Jersey’s budget crisis: “Someone needs to call 911. Gov. Christie has officially driven New Jersey into a ditch. “Gov. Christie’s reckless … Continue reading
January 13, 2014
Comments Off on FLEA responds to ‘Bridgegate’ remarks.
En español The Fort Lee Education Association is deeply offended by the disparaging remarks made about our students by David Wildstein, the childhood friend of Governor Chris Christie who worked at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. … Continue reading
January 7, 2014 Comments Off on Music Integration a big hit at School #1.
FLEA congratulates music teacher Carl Faust and his colleagues at Fort Lee School #1, who were featured on Classroom Close-up, NJ, NJEA’s TV program about the great things happening in New Jersey’s public schools. In case you were unable to see the show when it aired, you can click here to see the segment on line. The story is entitled “Music Integration.”
The producers selected this story because they found that it made an impressive, persuasive statement about the success of public education in Fort Lee, and in New Jersey.
Great things are happening in our public schools.
October 2, 2013
Comments Off on Hello world!
Welcome to the new FLEA web site.. This is our first post. Stop back often for more news.