College and Career Readiness

Camden Education Fund Leads Collaborative Celebration of Student Success

Last week the Camden Education Fund collaborated with Camden City, the traditional school district, and charter and renaissance schools to…

6 days ago

MCKENNA: Reclaiming Our Kids’ Mental Health, Or, Strange Times Call for Strange Parenting

Laura McKenna is an education writer based in New Jersey. You can find her at www.lauramckenna.com. This was originally published at Laura McKenna’s…

2 weeks 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…

1 month ago

Braven Puts Rutgers-Newark Students On Their Path To Success

In America, we’ve promised that hard work and ambition will be met with equality of opportunity, but the reality is…

3 months ago

What’s Up With the Optics of the Old White Lawyer Denying School Choice To the Black Mom?

NJ Spotlight News has a fine video up today that sheds some light on the Murphy Administration’s rejections of expansion…

3 months ago

First-Gen Rutgers Grad Has Five Tips on Mentorship: First, It Takes a Village

Andrej Gjorgiev is a first-generation immigrant and graduate of Rutgers University-Newark’s Class of 2021. He is currently a Program Manager…

4 months ago

New Jersey Public Charter School Students Receive Full Four Year Scholarships to Top Colleges!

Seven students who will be graduating from New Jersey charter schools this spring received full four-year scholarships to attend some…

4 months ago

COMMENTARY: New Jersey Educators Need a New Role Model and They’ve Got One in David Banks

The whole goal here is to prepare kids to be able to be college and workforce ready. A lot of…

5 months ago

ANALYSIS: NJ Ed Department’s Proposal for Dumbed-Down Tests Is 64 Floor Redux

Two years ago, under the leadership of Phil Murphy's Education Commissioner Lamont Repollet, the State Board of Education voted 12-1…

5 months ago

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…

6 months ago