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BREAKING: Kean University Prez Repollet Tries to Control Asbury Park School Board From Afar

According to five sources, former New Jersey Education Commissioner Lamont Repollet has inserted himself into the Asbury Park School Board selection process for a new

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COMMENTARY: Someone Needs to Tell This NJ Superintendent That Schools Are Accountable to Families, Not the Other Way Around

You probably didn’t read Sunday’s Star-Ledger op-ed by John Kellmayer called “‘Harrison Bergeron’ and How to Close the Achievement Gap.”  It’s okay–you didn’t miss much.

Newark News Opinion

‘For Progressives to Step in and Tell Newark Parents What’s Best For Their Own Children Is Plain Offensive’

Tom Moran, head of the Star-Ledger Editorial Board, looks squarely at a lawsuit currently in New Jersey State Supreme Court where Education Law Center et.

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SANTIAGO: How Camden’s LEAP Academy Embraced an ‘Urgent Mindset’ and Successfully Stemmed Student Learning Loss During COVID

Gloria Bonilla-Santiago is the Founder and Board Chair of the LEAP Academy University Charter School in Camden, New Jersey. She is also a Board of Governors Distinguished

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Commentary NJ DOE

COMMENTARY: Someone Needs to Tell This NJ Superintendent That Schools Are Accountable to Families, Not the Other Way Around

You probably didn’t read Sunday’s Star-Ledger op-ed by John Kellmayer called “‘Harrison Bergeron’ and How to Close the Achievement Gap.”  It’s okay–you didn’t miss much.

Newark News State

MYTH BUSTED: NJ Education Groups React to New Boston University Study Proving That Newark Charter Schools Do Not Push Out

Study Showed the Opposite Was True: Students with Special Education, English Language Learners More Likely To Stay At Newark Charter Schools Than Traditional District Schools  New

Newark News Opinion

‘For Progressives to Step in and Tell Newark Parents What’s Best For Their Own Children Is Plain Offensive’

Tom Moran, head of the Star-Ledger Editorial Board, looks squarely at a lawsuit currently in New Jersey State Supreme Court where Education Law Center et.

Camden COVID-19 News Opinion

SANTIAGO: How Camden’s LEAP Academy Embraced an ‘Urgent Mindset’ and Successfully Stemmed Student Learning Loss During COVID

Gloria Bonilla-Santiago is the Founder and Board Chair of the LEAP Academy University Charter School in Camden, New Jersey. She is also a Board of Governors Distinguished

Opinion

MOWER: Six Steps to Take Once You Know Your Child Is a Candidate for Special Needs Education

Julie Mower is Executive Director of The Phoenix Center, an accredited non-profit, private school that serves nearly 140 students ages 5-21 with autism, multiple disabilities, behavioral

Lakewood News

Highlights of Lakewood’s Proposed Budget

Wednesday evening Lakewood Public Schools introduced its 2021-2022 budget. Here are the highlights. Board attorney Michael Inzelbuch will continue to receive annual compensation of $750,000,

Jersey City News

As Jersey City Rallies Against Teacher Who Called George Floyd a ‘F–King Criminal,’ NJEA Lawyers Will Fight to Protect His

In the wake of a racial tirade by a Jersey City teacher, parents and students will hold a rally on Monday in front of the

Commentary Newark News

COMMENTARY: Education Law Center’s Magic Elixir of Integration Won’t Help Newark’s Black Families

Today Chalkbeat has a piece dissecting a current lawsuit, pressed by Education Law Center (ELC), that charges Newark’s charter sector with exacerbating segregation and seeks

News

These Seven NJ K-12 School Leaders Make More Than $250,000 a Year

Today John Bury, who pens the blog BuryPensions, lists the 69 public employees in New Jersey who make over $250,000 a year, not including benefits.

News

Gov. Murphy, How About Some Equity for Adults With Disabilities?

One week ago today I explained that my son has been home for 419 days (now 426 but who’s counting) because his day program for

Opinion State

LILLEY: NJ Teachers Face a ‘Retirement Crisis’ Unless Union Leaders Get Real

A new report by the Brookings Institution made some news because of its rather optimistic take on the fate of America’s public pensions. Brookings is perhaps the

News

Today’s Shocker: New Jersey Teachers Union and George Norcross Are BFF’s

After a decade of the New Jersey Education Association leaders and South Jersey king-maker George Norcross engaging in armed combat, the two erstwhile arch-enemies have

Jersey City News

Jersey City Teacher to Four Black Students: ‘George Floyd Was a F–King Criminal’

“I hear people whining and crying about Black Lives Matter, but George Floyd was a f—ing criminal and he got arrested and he got killed

News Opinion

MURPHY: Here’s How the Deck Is Stacked Against Special Education Parents Fighting For What Their Children Need

Tara Murphy is a SPAN Resource Parent, a Volunteer Advocacy Ambassador for Autism Speaks, member of the Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates (COPAA), founder of Parenting Frontier, and

Commentary Is the Teachers Union Too Powerful?

Dear Readers: NJ Education Report Wants to Hear From You!

Dear readers, As you may know, I’ve been working on a series that asks the question, “Is the New Jersey Education Association too strong or

News State

BREAKING: New Billboards Take Aim at NJEA’s Power Over Murphy

Today New Jersey’s Sunlight Policy Center launched a six-figure billboard campaign that takes aim at the New Jersey Education Association’s aggressive approach to keeping schools

Newark News

Charter Schools Do Not Take Money From Other Public Schools, Say Petrilli and Lee

What do Gov. Phil Murphy and Acting Department of Education Commissioner Angelica Allen-McMillan have against public charter schools? More specifically, why are they silent while

COVID-19 News News Trenton

Judge Orders Trenton Teachers Back to School; Union Lawyer Compares District to ‘Saddam Hussein’s Regime’

Last Friday the Trenton Board of Education filed a lawsuit in Superior Court of New Jersey because teachers are refusing to appear for the scheduled

Newark News

Newark Public Schools, Traditional and Charter, Celebrate Their Best-In-The-State Rankings

Here are two press releases, one from Newark Public Schools celebrating that U.S. News & World Report ranked two of the district’s magnet schools about

Asbury Park News NJ DOE

I’ll Wheel You a Principal If You Deal Me a Job: Live Tonight from Asbury Park

Welcome to a New Jersey school district so ridden with nepotism, exorbitance, and a singular disregard for student outcomes that any sane person would presume