Rutgers University President Robert Barchi accepted his athletic director’s resignation and vowed to keep his own job amid growing uproar by faculty and politicians over the handling of a basketball coach’s abuse of players.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie , who says he’s trying to save money for residents with the highest U.S. tax burden, may cost them $3.4 billion in federal funding that would have improved schools and eased congestion.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie proposed salary caps on public school superintendents to help rein in the highest property taxes in the U.S., a move he said may slice pay for 70 percent of the top district administrators.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie will nominate Christopher Cerf , a former deputy chancellor of the New York City school system, to be state commissioner of education, said an individual with direct knowledge of the appointment who requested anonymity.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has fired the state’s education commissioner, Bret Schundler, the Star-Ledger of Newark, New Jersey, reported on its website, citing two officials briefed on the situation.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is pushing lawmakers to adopt his plan to overhaul state government, while Democrats who control the Legislature say they’re not in any rush after his administration’s failed attempt to win $400 million in school funding.
Governor Chris Christie ’s pledge to erase New Jersey ’s budget deficit by disparaging public-worker unions has helped make him a national Republican star. Those who buy the state’s bonds are less impressed.