Charter School Law

COMMENTARY: The Dog Ate Our Homework, Says Murphy’s Ed Department, and Here’s What’s Missing

Chalkbeat's Patrick Wall, an excellent reporter who covers Newark, has a piece today that delves into a set of segregation…

2 months 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,…

7 months ago

New Jersey Gets Low Marks for Charter School Law

The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools just issued its 2021 ranking of state charter school laws. New Jersey's charter…

1 year ago

The King Is Dead, Long Live the King: What Does Repollet’s Departure Mean for New Jersey’s Education Department?

Last night the Board of Trustees of Kean University, one of New Jersey’s public colleges, voted to install current Department…

2 years ago

“It’s Embarrassing to Work For the NJ DOE These Days and Pretend That the Emperor Has Brains and Clothes!”: Staff Take Umbrage at “Employee Appreciation Week”

Last week, New Jersey Department of Education’s staff members’ inboxes filled up with cheery reminders from their supervisors regarding “NJ…

3 years ago

Voices from the Parent Summit: Tafshier Cosby-Thomas on Charter School Wars, a Pact With Her Sisters, and Helping Parents Become Education Advocates.

Last year I interviewed Tafshier Cosby-Thomas about her educational experiences in Newark, both as a student and a parent. At…

3 years ago

NJEA and Education Law Center, Listen Up: New Jersey Charter Schools Have No Impact on Segregation.

[T]here are several states where charters appear to have little or no effect on segregation, such as Arizona, Florida, Georgia,…

3 years ago

We Need To Talk About Race When We Talk About New Jersey Charter Schools.

I’ve been thinking about race this weekend, probably because NJ Advance Media just came out with The Force Report, which…

3 years ago