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Decvember 16, 2004 DOE Honors State’s Top Teachers
Decvember 1, 2004 Thirty-two New Jersey Teachers Earn National Certification
Decvember 1, 2004 State Board of Education Welcomes Newest Member: Ernest Lepore of Hudson County
Decvember 1, 2004 State Board Recognizes Civic Student Group from Middlesex County’s Achievement
Decvember 1, 2004 DOE Honors Eight 2004 No Child Left Behind-Blue Ribbon Schools
November 23, 2004 DOE Highlights Holocaust Education Awareness
November 23, 2004 Twenty-two New Jersey Schools Honored as 2004-05 Governor’s Schools of Excellence
November 22, 2004 Advisory - Governor’s Schools of Excellence to Receive Awards at Ceremony Scheduled for Noon, Tuesday, November 23, 2004
November 22, 2004 New Tutorial Developed to Enhance Skills of Teachers of English Language Learners
November 16, 2004 DOE and Education Law Center to Discuss Amendments to Abbott X
November 3, 2004 Commissioner Recognizes the 2003-2004 Star Schools Winners
November 3, 2004 State Board Honors Courageous Role Model from Bergenfield, New Jersey
October 26, 2004 Gov. McGreevey, DOE Proudly Announce 2004 Governor’s Schools of Excellence Winners
October 22, 2004 Teacher Recruitment Initiative Sets Dates for Fall
October 21, 2004 DOE To Host First International Education Summit - More Than 250 New Jersey Educators to Attend
October 15, 2004 DOE Co-Sponsors Conference on Enhancing the High School Senior Experience
October 15, 2004 New Jersey Honors Bergen County Teacher with 2004 Milken Family Foundation National Educator Award
October 15, 2004 New Jersey AYP Re-Aggregation Update: Sanctions Status Changes for 151 Schools
October 13, 2004 New Jersey Honors Cumberland County Teacher with 2004 Milken Family Foundation National Educator Award
October 6, 2004 Sussex County Educator Named 2004-05 New Jersey Teacher of the Year
October 6, 2004 State Board of Education Honors Recipients Of Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching
October 6, 2004 State Board Recognizes Student Peer Mediator from Atlantic County
October 4, 2004 Revised English as a Second Language Standards Now Available
September 29, 2004 New Jersey: More Schools Making AYP in 2004
September 28, 2004 DOE Sponsors Minority Gifted and Talented Symposium
September 23, 2004 DOE Provides Summary Information on Summer Institute HSPA Results
September 17, 2004 ‘Re-Inventing High Schools’ Theme of Three-Day Summit September 22-24
September 14, 2004 Abbott Preschools See Advances in Quality and Learning
September 1, 2004 State Board Approves Appointment to the Professional Teaching Standards Board
August 30, 2004 Commissioner Names Lower Township School District as New School Choice Participant
August 25, 2004 DOE Denies Charters for Jersey Shore and Great Falls Charter Schools
August 9, 2004 1,000 Educators Prepare to Attend Generation Next Conference on August 16-17
August 9, 2004 NJDOE to Co-Host the Delaware Valley Parent Empowerment Fair
August 6, 2004 DOE Releases Final 2003 AYP Data
August 4, 2004 DOE Issues 2003-2004 Early Childhood Education End of Year Report to State Board
August 2, 2004 21st Century Community Learning Centers Grants Available
July 29, 2004 New DOE Technology: Entitlement Grant Applications On-Line
July 29, 2004 DOE Remains Focused on Pilot Program for Increased High School Graduation Success
July 28, 2004 Elementary School Teachers Named Finalists for Presidential Awards
July 19, 2004 Department of Education Receives 16 Charter School Applications
July 15, 2004 Collaborative Assessment and Planning for Achievement (CAPA) Team Members Sought
July 15, 2004 New Jersey Ranked #1 in Supporting Safe School Laws for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgendered Students and Educators
July 8, 2004 Commissioner Librera Continues Pilot Program Tour
Program Targets Increased High School Graduation Success
July 7, 2004 State Board of Education Adopts Preschool Standards
July 7, 2004 State Board Welcomes New Member from Union County
June 30, 2004 DOE Recognizes Excellence in Charter Schools Gov. McGreevey Increases Aid to Charter Schools by $5.2 million
June 29, 2004 Reports of Violence Down in New Jersey Schools
June 25, 2004 Paterson Interim Superintendent Announced
June 23, 2004 208 Byrd Scholars Announced by Commissioner Librera
June 22, 2004 DOE Releases NCLB-Required Teacher Content Expertise Data
June 18, 2004 School Community Tips For Purchasing Student Educational Trips
June 17, 2004 Trenton Educator Named New Jersey History Teacher of the Year
June 16, 2004 Librera Announces Intensive Study Summer Pilot Program to Help Students Pass HSPA
June 15, 2004 Paterson Public Schools/Montclair State University Teaching Academy Announcement
June 10, 2004 Commissioner Renders Decision in Asbury Park Tenure Matter
June 10, 2004 Commissioner Librera Praises Independent Assessment of High School Graduation Test;
Vows Further Improvements to Ensure a World Class Education for All Students
June 3, 2004 ADVISORY: DOE to Host District Factor Group Meeting on Monday, June 7, at 10 a.m. at the Department of Education Headquarters, 100 River View Plaza, Trenton
June 3, 2004 DOE Celebrates 2003-2004 Best Practices/Star Schools
June 2, 2004 State Board of Education Acts to Ensure Teacher Quality
June 2, 2004 State Board of Education Honors #1 Ranked Student As Its June Student of the Month
June 2, 2004 State Board and DOE Recognize 2004 Principals of the Year
June 1, 2004 DOE Awards Abbott Aid Figures for 2004-05 School Year
May 26, 2004 DOE Co-Sponsors 24th Annual Governor’s Awards in Arts Education
May 24, 2004 Commissioner Librera to Receive Middle Grades Literacy Task Force Report; Group to Present Findings on May 27
May 20, 2004 Media Advisory - 300 Educators Prepare for 2nd Annual Conference on Early Literacy
Reading Proficiency is Central Theme of Gov. McGreevey’s Plan for Education Reform
May 20, 2004 Department of Education, Morris School District Celebrate 50 Years of Brown v. Board
May 19, 2004 DOE Sponsors Bilingual Gifted and Talented Symposium
May 19, 2004 Outstanding Local Second Language Programs to be Showcased in Recognition Ceremony
May 13, 2004 JPMorgan Chase & The New Jersey Department of Education Celebrate a Piece of American History
May 5, 2004 State Board Honors Sussex County High School Scholar-Athlete As Its May Student of the Month
May 5, 2004 New Jersey Selected for Grant to Attract and Retain High Quality School Leaders
May 3, 2004 Department of Education Honors 2004 Distinguished Teacher Candidates
May 3, 2004 DOE Sponsors "Dare To Dream" Student Leadership Conference For High School Students
April 30, 2004 Draft DFG Classification Report Released
April 30, 2004 Charter Schools Week—2004 DOE Recognizes Exemplary People and Programs in New Jersey’s Charter Schools
April 28, 2004 DOE to Host Intervention and Referral Services Workshop
April 28, 2004 DOE Releases Charter School Applications
April 21, 2004 Voters Approve Majority of School Budgets in Annual School Elections; Approval and Voter Participation Rates are Up
April 20, 2004 Nominations Sought for History Teacher of the Year Competition
April 22, 2004 MEDIA ADVISORY: Commissioner Librera to Participate in Earth Day Events in Burlington County
April 20, 2004 Dr. Joseph Renzulli, Renowned Gifted Researcher, To Speak In New Jersey
April 12, 2004 Governor McGreevey and Education Commissioner Librera Urge Voters to Participate in April 20 Annual School Elections
April 7, 2004 State Board of Education Adopts Revised Academic Standards in Six Content Areas;
Adoption of First Technology Standards Ensures 21st Century Education for NJ Students
April 7, 2004 State Board Honors Monmouth County High School Student As Its April Student of the Month
April 7, 2004 State Board Recognizes New National Board Certified Teachers
March 26, 2004 DOE Announces 87% of Districts Managed Administrative Costs for FY 2004-2005
McGreevey Administration Efforts to Cut Bureaucratic Costs Paying Off for NJ Taxpayers
March 26, 2004 Granville Charter School Trustees Relinquish Charter, Effective June 30; D.O.E. Makes Students and Their Families Top Priority in Transition
March 25, 2004 DOE Releases Early Childhood Report for Abbott Preschool Programs for 2002-03 Report Shows Early Progress on Administration’s Abbott Preschool Initiatives
March 25, 2004 DOE Selects New Jersey’s 2004 National Youth Science Camp Student Delegates
March 25, 2004 Commissioner Librera Releases 2004 Comparative Spending Guide
March 15, 2004 Third- and Fourth-Grade Students Prepare for Second Administration of NJ ASK Exam
March 5, 2004 GEPA Testing Begins Next Week
March 3, 2004 Granville Charter School Given 45 Days to Correct Deficiencies; D.O.E. Leads Efforts to Ensure Smooth Transition for Students and Their Families
March 3, 2004 Commissioner Librera Announces Release of 2003 School Report Cards
March 3, 2004 Ocean County Student Honored as March Student of the Month, State Board Welcomes New Student Representative
March 2, 2004 High School Students Prepare for HSPA Administration; Graduation Exam Scheduled for March 2-4
February 27, 2004 Appellate Court Rules DOE Abbott Figures Will Stand as Issued - Order Upholds DOE’s Definition of a "Maintenance Standard"
February 24, 2004 Department of Education Issues Summary Report to Roxbury School District and Community Cites Need for Two-year Corrective Action Plan; Need to Address Students Directly
February 20, 2004 New Jersey Department of Education Announces Two Internship Programs
February 20, 2004 DOE Announces Third-Grade Test Will Function as a ‘Benchmark Year’ for 2004-05, Results Will Not Count for Federal AYP Standards; Test Will Be Studied for Second Year
February 19, 2004 National Survey Ranks NJ First in Commitment to Preschool, State’s Abbott Programs Hailed as National Leader in Preschool Program Quality Standards
February 18, 2004 Two Regional Sites Featured in World Languages Teacher Recruitment Days
February 9, 2004 New Jersey Vocational Student Organization Leadership Council Celebrates Vocational-Technical Education Week
February 5, 2004 DOE Releases Final 2003-2004 Abbott Supplemental Aid Figures, Commissioner Librera Stresses Continued Commitment to Effective/Efficient Practices
February 4, 2004 State Board of Education Approves Commissioner’s Appointments to Professional Teaching Standards Board and State Board of Examiners
February 4, 2004 Gloucester County Institute of Technology Junior Honored as February Student of the Month
February 2, 2004 Groundhog Job Shadow Day Kicks-Off Activities To Promote Student Awareness About Real Life Career Choices
January 16, 2004 Commissioner Librera Approves Applications for Charter Schools In Camden and Essex Counties; Announces Renewals for Three Charter Schools
January 7, 2004 State Board Honors Elementary Student and High School Senior as January Students of the Month
January 7, 2004 State Board of Education Adopts New High School Graduation Requirements Effective with 2004-05 Freshman Class

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