A popular, bipartisan bill eliminating a controversial teacher qualifying test called the EdTPA passed the New Jersey State Senate and Assembly unanimously on June 29th
Here’s a best practice for state departments of education: treat oversight boards respectfully and communicate all proposals in advance of public hearings. Yet at yesterday’s
How Will Murphy’s Education Department ‘Penalize’ Districts Who Don’t Teach New Sex Education Standards?
Yesterday’s marathon State Board of Education meeting—six hours and change—was noteworthy for multiple reasons, not least the clear frustration expressed by board members towards Gov.
According to the Murphy Administration’s Department of Education, in September all New Jersey public schools must adhere to the new Student Learning Standards in Health
Yesterday Governor Phil Murphy signed Assembly Bill 4075/3229 into law, requiring the board of education in each school district and board of trustees in each
When it comes to sex education for our youngest students, what is age-appropriate and what is not? It’s a question a lot of New Jersey
Anyone reading New Jersey media this morning–or, in fact, most days for the past couple of months—could be forgiven for thinking we’re all obsessed with
There’s been a fair amount of blowback to the New Jersey State Education Department’s mandate that this fall schools administer the Start Strong standardized tests,
University Heights Charter School (UHCS) has served public school students in Newark for 16 years. UHCS, which partners with Bethany Baptist Church, one of the
COMMENTARY: Murphy’s Disdain Towards Parents’ COVID Priorities Spells Trouble For the Democratic Party
New Jersey parents are divided on the state Department of Education’s new standards on sexual health and gender awareness but unified though the commonality of