Nancy Solomon appears in the following:
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
About 30 Lukoil gas station operators in New Jersey are staging a protest Wednesday by raising prices up to $8 for a gallon to call attention to what they say is unfair pricing by the Russian oil company.
Tuesday, September 04, 2012
Newark Mayor Cory Booker received a long ovation and chants of “Cory, Cory” after giving a rousing presentation of the Democratic Party platform Tuesday.
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Governor Chris Christie stuck to Reaganesque themes in his keynote address at the Republican National Convention Tuesday night, calling on Americans to create a second American century.
Thursday, August 23, 2012
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie said he didn't care about the GOP platform and echoed his call for Missouri Congressman Todd Akin to resign less than a week before he delivers the keynote at the Republican National Convention.
Monday, August 13, 2012
Thursday, August 09, 2012
Monday, August 06, 2012
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie denied he has anything to do with a group that has spent $6 million on television advertising in New York and Philadelphia that promotes the governor.
Thursday, August 02, 2012
Two vicious thunderstorms that slammed New Jersey in the past month are part of a trend that the northeast is experiencing due to global warming, according to a new report released by Environment New Jersey.
Thursday, August 02, 2012
The New Jersey Department of Education is moving forward with a reform plan for the state’s lowest performing schools by using private money from a California-based foundation.
Thursday, July 26, 2012
A New Jersey court has ruled that a high school went too far in disciplining students for out-of-school law-breaking. But it also created an exception for cases in which a student is put in harm's way, which has implications for New Jersey's anti-bullying legislation. Nancy Solomon, managing editor at New Jersey Public Radio, discusses the ruling.
What do you think? Can a school punish a student for behavior outside of school? What's the role of parents, law enforcement, and others? Where do you draw the line? Let us know!
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
Governor Chris Christie is continuing his Jersey Shore stumping with a visit to Ocean City on Wednesday as part of what he's calling an "Endless Summer Tax Relief Tour." But a new poll shows his summer push for a 10 percent tax cut isn't convincing a majority of voters.
Tuesday, July 24, 2012
New Jersey's Supreme Court says the state's judges don't have to contribute more to their pensions and health benefits, as is currently required of all other state employees.
Friday, July 20, 2012
New Jersey's child welfare system continues to get mixed results in its decade-long effort to better protect abused children.
Thursday, July 19, 2012
The commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Corrections defended the state’s system of halfway houses that has come under fire recently for reported rampant violence, drug use and escapes.
Monday, July 02, 2012
The shuffling of New Jersey's state university system is gaining praise from Newark officials who say changes to the plan now make it advantageous to the city.
Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Governor Chris Christie, who has played coy when asked whether he’d run for vice president, is hosting a minimum $2,500 -a-plate fundraiser for GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney Tuesday evening at hotel in Woodbridge, N.J.
Sunday, June 17, 2012
Teachers at eight schools slated for intensive reform in Newark began learning on Friday whether they'd be keeping their positions at their current schools.
Friday, June 15, 2012
New Jersey Public Radio Managing Editor Nancy Solomon will discuss Governor Chris Christie's state spending proposal. Then, she'll be joined by Sara Neufeld, a Brooklyn-based writer who's been covering public education for the past 12 years, to talk about NJPR's investigation into New Jersey public school reform through the lens of one school in Newark.
Monday, June 11, 2012
The New Jersey Supreme Court has blocked an attempt by Governor Chris Christie to eliminate the state's Council on Affordable Housing.
Friday, May 25, 2012
Prosecutors made the rare move of appealing the judge’s sentence in the Rutgers webcam spy trial this week because they believe the 30-day jail term handed down to the former student convicted of invasion of privacy and a hate crime against his gay roommate is far too lenient.