N.J.’s Share of Charter Schools: 1.3%

Del Stover at American School Board Journal takes a measured look at “the evolution of school choice” across the U.S., specifically how some states that

Does Teacher Proficiency Matter?

The State DOE trumpeted the news last week: 99.7% of New Jersey classroom teachers are Highly Qualified! Declared Education Commissioner Lucille Davy, this victory “represent(s)

Grading on a Curve

Why did Lucille Davy and the DOE suddenly raise the score required for “proficiency” on N.J.’s standardized assessments for middle schoolers after the tests had

Davy Does the Numbers

Twenty-five percent of New Jersey’s third and fourth graders will fail the state tests on math and language arts for 2009. That’s the estimate Education

Corzine and Christie on School Choice

In Steve Adubato’s piece “No Magic Bullet for Urban Schools,” he says that public education will be a major issue in the race between Christie