Issues & Action

Take Action

Visit this page to learn about the issues and contact your legislators through email, phone and social media. You can also sign a petition, find your legislative district and sign up to receive text message alerts from NJEA.     Learn More…

Political Action Guide

This guide updates the time-honored Legislative Program Guide that NJEA has published every winter for many years. It provides members with the most up-to-date information concerning legislation they care about; and resource materials to help them organize for legislative and political success.    Learn More…

Evaluation

NJEA supports reforms to evaluation and tenure that will help ensure a great teacher in every classroom. On this page you will find research and related articles on teacher evaluation reform, as well as information about the Pilot Teacher Evaluation program.    Learn More…

Health & Safety

NJEA is committed to providing members with the tools they need to ensure healthy and safe work environments. The following resources provide general and specialized resources to aid in identifying and resolving workplace health and safety problems.     Learn More…

Current Legislation

Here you will find links to detailed information about the status of current education-related bills in the Legislature. The updates are organized by date and bill number/sponsor.     Learn More…

Anti-Bullying

In the wake of national media coverage surrounding multiple student suicides, the New Jersey Legislature passed the “Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Act” with nearly unanimous support in both houses on Nov. 22, 2010. This page provides information and resources for implementing the law.     Learn More…

Vouchers

Even though research clearly shows that vouchers do not improve student achievement, the national voucher movement is on the march in New Jersey. Proponents are organizing support for legislation to divert public tax dollars to pay for tuition to private and religious schools.     Learn More…

Pension & Benefits

Find the latest news and resources on issues and legislation affecting members’ pensions; and watch a video that explains how the underfunding of the pension system threatens current and future retirees.     Learn More…