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NJEA Enriches Murphy’s Presidential Hopes With a Cool $750K

This past March 29th, the New Jersey Education Association wrote a check to one of  Gov. Phil Murphy’s fund-raising groups called Stronger Fairer Forward. The

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A Special Education Teacher Finds the ‘Silver Lining’ to COVID

Julie Mower is Executive Director of The Phoenix Center in Nutley, NJ. Ashley Agresti began her career at The Phoenix Center at the age of

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LILLEY: NJEA Forks Over Cash While Teachers Get Ignored

Some things never change. Teachers and New Jersey citizens are being scammed again. Northjersey.com revealed that the NJEA has contributed $750,000 to a Stronger Fairer

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If NJEA Leaders Are Serious About Fixing the Teacher Shortage, They’ll Need To Limber Up

Today Mike Lilley of the Sunlight Policy Center of New Jersey released a new report called “Teaching in New Jersey’s Antiquated, Union-Dominated Public School System

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At This New Jersey High School, Every Single Graduate is Headed to College–With 35% First-Gens

This past May, Dr. Namik Sercan, Chief Education Officer of Central Jersey College Prep Charter School (CJCS), told NJ Education Report, “no matter the color

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VIDEO: Newark Non-Profits Join Hands To Battle Student Learning Loss

The research is clear: if school districts are serious about helping students recover from learning loss due to pandemic-interrupted schooling, the most important tool is

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NJEA Enriches Murphy’s Presidential Hopes With a Cool $750K

This past March 29th, the New Jersey Education Association wrote a check to one of  Gov. Phil Murphy’s fund-raising groups called Stronger Fairer Forward. The

Is the Teachers Union Too Powerful? News State

If NJEA Leaders Are Serious About Fixing the Teacher Shortage, They’ll Need To Limber Up

Today Mike Lilley of the Sunlight Policy Center of New Jersey released a new report called “Teaching in New Jersey’s Antiquated, Union-Dominated Public School System

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Party, Schmarty: Education Voters–Especially Parents– Are the New Swing Voters

The National Association of Public Charter Schools just released new findings that show “education could become a single voter issue among parents, regardless of political

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The Only Thing Mike Learned Is His School Doesn’t Care About Him

On Wednesday, June 15th, one of Kelly Hudak’s eight children came home in a state of distress from Ocean City Public Schools District. Mike (his

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Trenton Central High Students Suffer While Murphy Cancels Parent Voices

L.A. Parker of the Trentonian says nothing has changed at Trenton Central High School since 2005 when Mayor Doug Palmer said to a crowd of

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Shocking News: Murphy Administration Approves a New Public Charter School

The New Jersey Public Charter Schools Association (NJPCSA) is pleased to announce a new public charter school will be coming to the state. The school,

COVID-19 News

South Orange-Maplewood: Your Three-Year-Olds Need to Keep Wearing Masks

Despite a survey that shows the majority of South Orange-Maplewood preschool parents and teachers feel masks are unnecessary, the school district will continue to mandate

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New Jersey Democratic LGBTQ Group Condemns Belmar School Board Member Remarks

This week Belmar Board of Education member Antoinette Raucci Aumack condemned “homosexuality” as a “sin.” In response, New Jersey LGBTQ Democrats Chair Lauren Albrecht issued

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KIPP Rise Celebrates its LBGTQ+ Students!

Yesterday afternoon, KIPP Rise Academy in Newark celebrated its middle school LGBTQ+ students and staff with food, dancing, activities, and support. Members of the Rainbow

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Belmar School Board Member Votes Aye for Homophobia and Nay for Choice

Antoinette Raucci Aumack, a school board member in Belmar, wrote on Facebook that “homosexuality is a sin.” Yet she will continue to represent students and

COVID-19 News

Newsflash: We Never Needed to Close Schools or Mask Kids During COVID

New Jersey students’ “staggering” learning loss during COVID school closures is not news. Here’s what is: those school closures and months of remote instruction were

COVID-19 News

U.S. Education Department Announces New Post-COVID Council to Amplify Parent Voices in Schools

This is a press release from the U.S. Department of Education. Today, the U.S. Department of Education launched the National Parents and Families Engagement Council

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As Murphy Plots a Presidential Run, Low-Income Families Pay the Price

At a Goldman Sachs conference in April of 2017, a month before Phil Murphy declared his candidacy for New Jersey governor, a former governor’s wife

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Um, No, Don’t Blame New Jersey Teacher Shortages on ‘Wage Gaps’

Two weeks ago Mark Weber, also known as “Jersey Jazzman,” issued a report through New Jersey Policy Perspective called “New Jersey’s Teacher Pipeline: The Decline

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Rich White Dad Sues School District For Discriminating Against Rich White Students

In wealthy white Mountain Lakes, a family has filed a class action suit alleging that the school district is discriminating against white students by creating

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An ‘Inequitable Approach to Equity’: Princeton Parents Protest Dumbing Down of Math Curricula

This is a letter from six parents of Princeton Regional Public Schools District students protesting changes in the standards and sequence of math courses in

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Sweeney’s New Public Policy Group Projects State School Spending To Creep To Almost $12 Billion

This week former Senate President Steve Sweeney’s Center for Public Policy at Rowen University published a report that aims “to provide insights and inform the

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Here Are Five Evidence-Based Measures to Reduce School Shootings

Louis Klarevas is a professor at Teachers College, Columbia University, and the author of “Rampage Nation: Securing America from Mass Shootings.” Sonali Rajan is a

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