Is the Teachers Union Too Powerful?

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…

5 months ago

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…

5 months ago

Murphy and Legislators Gave a Gift to NJEA That No One Knows About

In April 2018, two months before the U.S. Supreme Court released its Janus v. AFSCME ruling that said mandatory union…

6 months ago

Murphy’s 2020 Sop To Teacher Union Leaders Is Hurting School District Budgets and Taxpayers

When Gov. Phil Murphy signed  a new teacher health care law in 2020 called Chapter 44, leaders of the New…

7 months ago

LILLEY: Deb Cornavaca, the NJEA, and Gov. Murphy Are One Revolving Door of Special-Interest Influence

Well, well, well, as night follows day, a NJEA political organizer cycles into the Murphy administration as a senior officer…

7 months ago

From NJEA to the Murphy’s Office and Back Again! Chief of Staff Gets a Promotion.

The New Jersey Education Association just announced the hiring of Deborah Cornavaca, currently Deputy Chief of Staff for Gov. Phil…

7 months 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…

8 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…

9 months ago

NJ Property Tax Payers, Be Grateful For Small Favors

John Reitmeyer reports today on the rousing success of New Jersey's 2 percent cap on municipal and school district tax…

10 months ago

NJ Teachers Each Paid $167 for Murphy’s Re-Election, Whether They Like Him or Not

Last month NJ Spotlight analyzed the growing influence of Super PACs on New Jersey’s elections, concluding that this past November's…

12 months ago