Biden Administration

Charter Advocates Applaud US Senate Support for ‘Innovative Student-Centered Public Schools’

Nina Rees, President and CEO of the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, issues the following statement on the United…

2 weeks ago

Are You Listening, Newark? Biden Administration Announces Initiative to Combat Student Learning Loss

 Two and a half months ago news leaked out that Newark Public Schools District, under the leadership of Superintendent Roger…

1 month ago

EXPLAINER: What Is the Charter Schools Program and Why Are Equity Advocates So Angry With Biden?

Today thousands of Americans are gathered in Washington D.C., protesting the Biden Administraton's gutting of a 37-year law called the…

3 months ago

EL-MEKKI: We Have an Education Crisis in Our Hands and Curtailing the Charter Schools Program Is No Way to Fix It

Sharif El-Mekki is the founder and CEO of the Center for Black Educator Development. He is a former principal of…

4 months ago

With Friends Like Biden and Murphy, Who Needs Enemies?

Last week Newark Public Schools District reported the alarming news that, based on results from internal assessments, only 6% of…

4 months ago

FRANKEL: Phil Murphy’s Fear of Owning What He Says Makes It Hard To Be a Democrat Right Now

Matthew Frankel worked in the Clinton White House, the Office of House Democratic Leader Richard Gephardt, and is a veteran…

5 months ago

COMMENTARY: Is Biden Really Trying To ‘Yank Students Out of Schools Their Parents Chose’? So Murphy.

The Biden Administration just released new rules for applicants to the federal Charter Schools Program (CSP), which is supposed to help…

5 months ago

If You’re A Rich White Kid in NJ, Don’t Sweat Over Midterm Exams

There’s an emerging trend among New Jersey high schools: administrators are either canceling midterm exams or diluting their consequences in…

7 months ago

ANSWERED: How Can You Keep Your Kids on Track During COVID?

As children return to school after an unprecedented year of learning disruption, we face huge challenges in getting students back…

11 months ago

EXPLAINER: That $2.6 Billion Pandemic Relief Money for NJ Schools is Driven by Title 1. So What Is Title I?

When national politicians and lobbyists argue we should spend more money on K-12 education, they’re almost always talking about increasing…

12 months ago