Biden Administration

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…

1 year 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…

1 year ago

ARONSOHN: 180 Nations Discuss Human Rights of People With Disabilities but America Is Missing

Paul Aronsohn, who comes from a family with disabilities, is New Jersey’s Ombudsman for Individuals with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities…

1 year ago

New Jersey Schools Have $3 Billion to Spend. How Will an Anemic Education Department Manage?

"Districts have serious needs, and this could help them address equity issues worsened by the virus. But as welcome as…

1 year ago

New Poll: 83 Percent of Low-Income New Jersey Parents Want High-Quality Tutoring Through Federal Stimulus Funds

As the New Jersey Department of Education recently announced grant amounts to school districts from the American Rescue Plan, Newark-based non-profit Project…

1 year ago

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…

1 year ago

How Much Money Is Your School District Getting From D.C. to Help Kids Get Back on Track?

On March 11th, 2021, President Joe Biden signed into law the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), a $1.9 trillion “emergency…

1 year ago

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…

1 year ago

Camden & Trenton School Leaders Hail Biden’s ‘American Family Plan’ as Transformational for Students Nationwide

Educational experts and public charter school leaders in New Jersey today released statements on President Biden’s proposed American Family Plan…

1 year ago

RICCARDS: Why Are New Jersey Leaders Not Prioritizing Education to Build Back Better?

It was no surprise that the Congressional Progressive Caucus recently released its priorities for the American Jobs Plan. Based on…

1 year ago