Commentary

We Don’t Trust The State or Local School Boards To Get Sex Education Right. Is This the Answer?

More than half of Americans do not trust the federal government and don't think it helps people like them, says…

6 days ago

COMMENTARY: Is This School Really a Remedy For NJ’s Intensely-Segregated School System?

Yesterday the New Jersey Monitor had a fine piece on the Garden State's long struggle to integrate schools, currently the…

4 weeks ago

COMMENTARY: Forget About the ‘Math Wars’ and Look at Corey and Kyela

Let’s start with a history lesson: in 1882, before computers, software engineering, and artificial intelligence were even a glint in…

1 month ago

ANALYSIS: Two Percent of Newark 4th-Graders Will Meet Expectations in Math. Do We Blame Covid or Newark Leaders?

Last week news broke that 98% of Newark fourth-graders are not expected to meet state expectations in math this spring.…

1 month ago

COMMENTARY: Is Biden Really Trying To ‘Yank Students Out of Schools Their Parents Chose’? So Murphy.

The Biden Administration just released new rules for applicants to the federal Charter Schools Program (CSP), which is supposed to help…

2 months ago

In Wall Township, Colleagues Told Him To Get a Holocaust Number Tattooed On His Arm

In 2016 Brandon Jacobs, a public works and tax collector's office employee in Wall Township, filed a lawsuit against his…

2 months ago

COMMENTARY: The Dog Ate Our Homework, Says Murphy’s Ed Department, and Here’s What’s Missing

Chalkbeat's Patrick Wall, an excellent reporter who covers Newark, has a piece today that delves into a set of segregation…

2 months ago

COMMENTARY: Hey, Pro-Murphy Anti-Charter Folk, Stop Using These Noble Kids To Push Your Corrupt Crusade

Monday's Star-Ledger featured an op-ed by two wonderful equity warriors, Kelly Ribeiro and Jordan Victor Wallace, high school students who…

2 months ago

COMMENTARY: Trenton Mothers Plead With Murphy, ‘Don’t Cut Our Children’s Wings’

Gov. Phil Murphy doesn’t understand why urban charter school parents are furious with him. Multiple outlets, from The Star-Ledger to…

3 months ago

COMMENTARY: Murphy’s Public Educational Politics Are Neither Strong Nor Fair

Gov. Phil Murphy loves to preach about his quest for a "stronger and fairer New Jersey" but, if recent events…

3 months ago