Dashawn Sheffield, a rising 11th-grader at Uncommon Schools’ North Star Academy Washington Park High School in Newark, explains why he decided to launch a new
Laura McKenna is an education writer based in New Jersey. You can find her here (www.lauramckenna.com). This article was originally published at Laura McKenna’s Substack newsletter.
Paul Aronsohn, who comes from a family with disabilities, is New Jersey’s Ombudsman for Individuals with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities and Their Families. Previously, he
Tomorrow the New Jersey Assembly Women and Children Committee will hold a hearing on the difficulties experienced by parents of children and adults with Intellectual
BODENHEIMER: Weingarten’s Political Theater On School Reopenings Is a Slap in the Face to Parents Like Me
This is a guest editorial by Rebecca Bodenheimer. It first appeared in The Grade, a media watchdog project dedicated to improving news coverage of education
DUFFY: These Three New Jersey School Districts Are Using Federal Money Wisely to Accelerate Learning
Janellen Duffy is a senior adviser to JerseyCAN: The New Jersey Campaign for Achievement Now. This first appeared in NJ Spotlight. $4.3 billion dollars. That
BOUIE: With 9 out of 10 Students Below Grade Level, Trenton Teachers Union Must ‘Stop the Foolishness’
This is a guest editorial by Gene Bouie, long-time member of the Trenton Board of Education. It originally appeared in the Trentonian. For context, the
LILLEY: Murphy’s Super PAC Is a Subsidiary of the Teachers Union, With NJEA Providing 92% of Its Funding
Politico’s Matt Friedman reported in his New Jersey Playbook that NJEA-funded Super PAC New Direction New Jersey(NDNJ) has spent nearly $13.2 million over the past
Susan Miller is the Assistant Director of the Robinowitz Education Center, a NJ certified LDT-C, certified Dyslexia Therapist, and teacher trainer. She is excited to
JAMES: Zuckerberg’s $100 Million Has Nothing on Biden’s Grant So Tell Roger Leon It’s Time for Newark to Get Ready!
Newark is in line to potentially receive hundreds of millions of dollars between President Biden’s already-passed COVID-19 stimulus legislation and his pending infrastructure bill. That