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Latest From Asbury Park: Would You Work There For $85 a Day?

This week I heard from a special education teacher who used to teach at Asbury Park. This was serendipitous because…

3 days ago

Latest on Vaccine Mandates, Phil Murphy, Bill de Blasio, and NJEA

Here's Matt Friedman this morning in his Politico NJ email, responding to the news that Gov. Phil Murphy will require…

4 days ago

Newark Teacher Union President Tells Black School Board Member She ‘Cannot Serve Two Masters’

A’Dorian Murray-Thomas is a Newark School Board member with a remarkable history. At the ripe old age of 23, this…

5 days ago

South Orange-Maplewood Rushes to Enact Moratorium on Out-of-School Suspensions. What’s Really Going On?

Last night, four hours into the South Orange-Maplewood Board of Education public meeting, President Thair Joshua introduced an “urgent” resolution…

6 days ago

BREAKING: New Jersey Parent Files Lawsuit Re: Murphy’s ‘Tone-Deaf’ and ‘Talent-Blind’ Response to Parents Seeking Virtual Choice

Last week New Jersey resident Makarand Bidwai filed a Public Interest lawsuit* against Gov. Phil Murphy in the civil division…

6 days ago

Masks On, Jabs In: Murphy’s School Vaccine Mandate Starts Today

“We’re going in the right direction but we’re not there yet,” was the message from the Governor’s Office today, October…

7 days ago

NJ Mom on In-School Mandate: ‘Murphy Promised to Protect Us and Then He Threw Our Kids Under the Bus’

Deanna Nye is a mom of three in Bridgewater and her two sons have Individualized Education Plan (IEP’s, or individualized…

7 days ago

Newark Father and Political Hopeful Launches Petition Demanding Newark Shares Plan for Federal Spending

Oscar James of Newark Truth has launched a campaign demanding that Newark City Public Schools reveal its plans for spending…

1 week ago

Did NJEA Sponsor the Murphy-Ciattarelli Debate or Not?

At Tuesday night’s gubernatorial debate between incumbent Phil Murphy and challenger Jack Ciattarelli, those in attendance and those watching remotely…

1 week ago

Live From Asbury Park: More Internal Emails As Class Size Reaches 36 Students

In this set of email correspondence (see the first set here), John Napolitani, President of the Asbury Park Education Association…

2 weeks ago