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Thousands of union members were out of the classroom and on the picket lines outside Jersey City schools after no decision was reached on a new contract for the teachers` union during the school board meeting.The union had been in contract talks with the city for months the sticking point for them seems to be healthcare.
Jersey City public school teachers are on strike after no deal was reached to end an eight-month contract dispute.
Jersey City’s public school educators have been working without a contract since the beginning of the school year…and say they are in desperate need of relief from Chapter 78 – former New Jersey governor Chris Christie’s 2011 healthcare benefits overhaul. Chapter 78 forced teachers and other public employees to make significant paycheck premium contributions toward their health coverage. Advocates said the fiscal change was necessary – and long overdue. But the Jersey City Teachers union president says it came at a hefty price.
A middle school teacher is accused of sexually assaulting students in the classroom at Franklin L. Williams Middle School in Jersey City, according to the Hudson County Prosecutor's Office. A student reported on March 6 that a teacher, 42-year-old Sean Lora, of Bayonne, touched his or her private parts over his or her clothing. The alleged incident occurred in a classroom when a total of seven students were inside. Lauren Glassberg has more: http://7ny.tv/2tugQPp Check out more Eyewitness News - http://abc7ny.com/ OUR SOCIAL MEDIA – FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/ABC7NY/ TWITTER: https://twitter.com/abc7ny INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/abc7ny/ SNAP: abc7ny PODCAST: None yet. Got an idea? NEW HERE? – Hi! We’re abc7NY, also known as Channel 7 on TV, home to Eyewitness N...
Thousands of Jersey City public school teachers and others went on strike after failing to reach a deal to end an 8-month contract dispute.
Teachers at McNair Academic in Jersey City block the path into the building for substitute teachers who are replacing those on strike. The Jersey City Education Authority, which represents some 3,100 teachers, announced the first strike in 20 years early Friday, March 16, 2018. (Terrence T. McDonald | The Jersey Journal)
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NEW VIDEO ALERT: On Monday, May 16, 2016 - RahGor kicked off a 3-Day Tour in Jersey City, New Jersey starting at Franklin L. Williams Middle School. During the tour, 900 students received autographed copies of Rahfeal Gordon's Memoir, ONE23. The month of May was recognized in the Jersey City School District as Bilingual/ESL/World Languages Education Month. The 2016 theme is "Transforming Education through Equity and Social Justice for ELLs" (ELLs - English Language Learners). The Jersey City School District hosted several activities/events throughout the month that promote multiculturalism and diversity in education. RahGor Motivations (646) 358-4966 management@RahGor.com www.RahGor.com Twitter: @RahGor @TeamRahGor Instagram: RAHGOR
Members of the Jersey City Education Authority marched to the Jersey City Board of Education offices on Claremont Avenue on Friday, March 16, 2018 as part of the 4,000-member union's work stoppage. Earlier in the day, students at Snyder High School joined the picket line and chanted in support of the striking teachers. (Reena Rose Sibayan and Caitlin Mota | The Jersey Journal)
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Jersey City United, compromised of the Jersey City Board of Education candidates Matt Schapiro, Luis Felipe Fernandez and Asmaa Abdalla, promoted community inclusivity with their “community connected schools” initiative.