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SCOOP: Murphy’s Ed Department Gives Up on Student Success After High School

Yesterday the State Board of Education convened to hear a presentation from the Murphy Administration’s Department of Education on the…

7 days ago

Education Law Center as ‘Brainless Cult’? New Jerseyans Weigh In on Feds’ Rejection of Murphy’s School Aid Allocations

Yesterday Education Law Center celebrated the news that the U.S. Education Department has ordered the Murphy Administration to increase state…

1 week ago

BREAKING: Feds Order Murphy Administration to Increase State Aid to Abbott Districts Or Jeopardize $2.8B

Education Law Center (ELC) just issued a press release celebrating a decision by the U.S. Education Department. In a letter…

1 week ago

COMMENTARY: Districts Like Newark Now Have Tons of Money. Are They Using It Right?

I live in Lawrence, New Jersey—a middle-class, diverse town, halfway between Princeton and Trenton. For years I was on the…

2 weeks ago

Murphy Coasts to the Finish Line with Skids Greased by NJEA

Major funding for NJ Spotlight News provided by Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, New Jersey Education Association,…

1 month ago

For the Murphy Administration, Students With Disabilities Are an Afterthought

In New Jersey-and elsewhere--students with disabilities are an afterthought during pandemic schooling. Take 14-year-old Maryah Santos of Newark, whose cognitive…

2 months ago

1,100 Toms River Students Are Stuck at Home While the Murphy Administration Ignores Pleas for Virtual Learning

Last week, by a vote of 6-3, the Bridgewater-Raritan School Board approved a resolution telling Gov. Phil Murphy to have…

2 months ago

Politico Catalogues Leadership Failures of Murphy’s State Education Department: It’s Not Just Bussing and Toddler Masks

Politico’s Carly Sitrin has a piece today on the frantic search for school bus drivers in New Jersey. In the…

3 months ago

SCOOP: NJ Education Department Persuades State Board to Continue Remote Therapies for Students With Disabilities

This morning at the New Jersey State Board of Education meeting, the Department of Education formally asked Board members to…

3 months ago

Pressure Building On Murphy to Walk Back Ban on Remote Instruction

New Jersey school district leaders and parents are expressing increasing frustration with the lack of concrete guidance from the state…

4 months ago