The NJCSA presents testimony concerning public education and issues important to charter schools before relevant public bodies including the New Jersey Legislature and the New Jersey Department of Education. You can find our recent testimony here. Click on a title to read the full testimony.
Good morning Chairman Wolfe and members of the Innovative Practices Subcommittee of the Joint Committee on the Public Schools. My name is Nicole Cole and I am the President & CEO of the NJ Charter Schools Association (NJCSA).
I appreciate the opportunity to appear before you today on behalf of the 87 public charter schools in New Jersey, the 40,000 students attending those schools and...
Note: This testimony was also presented to the Assembly Budget Committee on March 24, 2015.
Good afternoon Chairman Sarlo and members of the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee. For the record my name is Rick Pressler, Interim President & CEO of the NJ Charter Schools Association (NJCSA). I appreciate the opportunity to appear before you today on behalf of the 87...
This year, online assessments developed by the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) will be administered to students in grades 3 thru 11. The test is aligned to the Common Core State Standards, a set of high-quality academic standards in Mathematics and English Language Arts & Literacy. These national standards focus on developing...