I started this blog to vent and share my worries about our city in the middle of a pandemic. As I have continued to reflect,
“They Tell Us to Mark Them Present Even if They’re Not Here”: How Many Newark Students Are Showing Up?
Last week Newark Superintendent Roger León, cowed by the Newark Teachers Union, announced that Newark Public School would remain closed at least through April, an
The 30,000 students in Jersey City’s public schools have not seen the inside of their schools since last March when schools first closed at the
Three cheers for the Newark Teachers Union. District students were scheduled to return to a hybrid schedule —two days in school a week, three days
Jasmine Morrison is a parent activist in Newark with two sons in charter schools. For more coverage of her advocacy, see here, here, and here.
(This first appeared at Newark Neighborhood View.) Earlier this month, I questioned the lack of actual learning time our students in Newark were receiving during
Via CNN, KIPP NJ has figured out a novel way to accommodate parents who work days yet are concerned about their children’s academic growth: Offer
JAMES: Where's My Refund? Newarkers Are Paying the Same Taxes, but Our Kids Are Receiving Less Learning
(This post first appeared in Newark Neighborhood View.) As you know from my previous blog posts, my daughter attends West Side High School. Over the
Matt Friedman of Politico starts his Playbook this morning with a scoop: Sean Spiller, VP of New Jersey’s largest teacher union (NJEA) and Mayor of
We all need a break from politics and there’s no better way to assuage the soul than seeing the bright, brilliant faces of New Jersey