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BREAKING: Murphy Extends School Mask Mandate For 30 Days

One hour ago Gov. Phil Murphy reinstated a Public Health Emergency “to ensure that the State is able to respond to the continued threat of

Opinion

COVID-19 Newark Opinion

JAMES: More Remote Learning But Still No Plan For Newark’s Children

While it is not a very happy time for many of us right now, I do want to begin with wishing everyone a Happy New

COVID-19 Newark News Opinion

Newark Union President Would Trade ‘Entire City’ For ‘One Single Teacher Aid’

Here’s Newark Teachers Union President John Abeigon in Sunday’s New York Times explaining why Newark’s 37,000 district students should continue learning remotely because the Covid-19

Brightbeam Network Opinion

WRIGHT: A Year After the Capitol Insurrection It’s Unclear Whether We Have Woken Up a Changed Nation

Zach Wright, a New Jersey resident, is an assistant professor of practice at Relay Graduate School of Education serving Philadelphia and Camden. Prior to that,

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ANALYSIS: Newark Superintendent León Crosses the Line As He Promotes A School Fraught With Violence

Ready for your dose of cognitive dissonance? Yesterday at 10:39 am  Chalkbeat published an exposé of Newark’s Malcolm X Shabazz High School, describing the school’s continual

COVID-19 News State

BREAKING: Murphy Extends School Mask Mandate For 30 Days

One hour ago Gov. Phil Murphy reinstated a Public Health Emergency “to ensure that the State is able to respond to the continued threat of

COVID-19 Newark Opinion

JAMES: More Remote Learning But Still No Plan For Newark’s Children

While it is not a very happy time for many of us right now, I do want to begin with wishing everyone a Happy New

COVID-19 State

BREAKING: Murphy Will Extend In-School Mask Mandate, Despite Legislature’s Opposition

Today the State Legislature, in the last day of this legislative session, declined to extend Gov. Phil Murphy’s in-school mask mandate for the additional 90

COVID-19 Newark News Opinion

Newark Union President Would Trade ‘Entire City’ For ‘One Single Teacher Aid’

Here’s Newark Teachers Union President John Abeigon in Sunday’s New York Times explaining why Newark’s 37,000 district students should continue learning remotely because the Covid-19

COVID-19 News NJ DOE

Murphy’s Education Commissioner on Her Way Out?

Update: Score one up for Politico, one down for North Jersey Media. Today Carly Sitrin reports that Murphy will renominate Acting Education Commissioner Angelica Allen-McMillan

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Jersey Media Heats Up With the ‘Crisis’ Within Murphy’s Department of Education

There’s plenty to complain about New Jersey’s “media desert,” sandwiched as we are between those two behemoths New York City and Philadelphia,  but let’s give

Brightbeam Network Opinion

WRIGHT: A Year After the Capitol Insurrection It’s Unclear Whether We Have Woken Up a Changed Nation

Zach Wright, a New Jersey resident, is an assistant professor of practice at Relay Graduate School of Education serving Philadelphia and Camden. Prior to that,

COVID-19 News State

State Supreme Court: The Murphy Administration Didn’t Bother So We’ll Do It Ourselves

This is a press release from Education Law Center, which represents the plaintiffs who want the Murphy Administration to fully fund all building renovations and

Opinion

First-Gen Rutgers Grad Has Five Tips on Mentorship: First, It Takes a Village

Andrej Gjorgiev is a first-generation immigrant and graduate of Rutgers University-Newark’s Class of 2021. He is currently a Program Manager of Workforce Development at Braven.

COVID-19 NJ DOE State

‘If You Don’t Think This Is a Crisis Then I Don’t Know What Else Will Make It More Alarming’

“I am heartbroken, disappointed and outraged,” State Senator Teresa Ruiz, the outgoing chair of the Senate Education Committee who will become the new Senate Majority

COVID-19 Newark News

Newark Teachers and Students Confront ‘Low Morale’ and ‘Extreme Frustration’ With Return to Remote Instruction

From Newark Teachers Union President John Abeigon: I hear your calls for clarity, and I am giving it to you now. All staff will remain

Asbury Park News

Asbury Park Update: Superintendent Has Egg On His Face

Administrative Leaves: Upon the recommendation of the Superintendent, that the Board approves the return dates of the staff on administrative leave with pay of the

COVID-19 News State

Murphy Asks Legislature to Extend His In-School Mask Mandate

Yesterday at his coronavirus briefing, Gov. Phil Murphy announced he would ask the State Legislature for a 90-day extension of his emergency powers in order

Newark

New Jersey Public Charter School Students Receive Full Four Year Scholarships to Top Colleges!

Seven students who will be graduating from New Jersey charter schools this spring received full four-year scholarships to attend some of the nation’s most prestigious

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COMMENTARY: This Is What Murphy Is Getting Wrong About COVID and Schools

Here we go again. As the list of shuttered New Jersey school districts grows, Governor Phil Murphy remains on mute, forcing district leaders to make 

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BREAKING: Is Murphy’s Education Department in Cahoots with Urban Districts to Close Schools?

Back in March 2020 when New Jersey was being crushed by COVID cases, the State Legislature passed a bill that, in the event that districts

News

NJ Ed Report’s Top 10 Pieces for 2021!

As we round the corner towards 2022 (and take a two-week hiatus until January 3d), this seems like a good time to list the ten

Asbury Park News NJ DOE State

Top Ten Pieces on Asbury Park for 2021!

When we started collating our top pieces of 2021, one tiny but important school district jumped out: Asbury Park. As regular readers know, NJ Ed

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A Note to Subscribers (and Prospective Ones!)

Dear readers, When we launched New Jersey Education Report last February, we didn’t know what to expect: Were there enough education news fiends and advocates

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