Covid-19

Why Did NJ Student Learning Tank More Than Almost Any Other State?

New Jersey residents may be surprised by the news, released Monday, that on the highly-regarded tests called the National Assessment…

1 month ago

In One Hour, JerseyCAN’s Director Will School State Assembly On What Our Kids Need To Start Recovering from Covid Learning Loss

Paula White, Executive Director of JerseyCAN, will provide testimony to the Senate Education Committee advocating the importance of high-dosage tutoring…

1 month ago

Senator Turner: Given NAEP Scores, Let’s Set Up a Pilot Program to Extend the School Year

In response to ongoing concerns about learning loss that is now evidenced by unprecedented declines in math and reading on…

1 month ago

Latest on NAEP Scores: How Does NJ Stack Up Against the Rest of the Country?

This morning the National Assessment for Educational Progress, or NAEP, published 2022 scores for each state. We knew Covid-19 learning…

1 month ago

BREAKING: CDC Adds Covid-19 To Childhood Immunization Schedule; NJ School Mandate Unlikely

Today the a committee of the Centers for Disease Control voted unanimously to add Covid-19 vaccines to the U.S. childhood,…

1 month ago

What REALLY Happened At Monday’s Statehouse Hearing on Learning Loss and Testing? Not What You Think.

I've always been a fan of NJ Spotlight, the online news platform founded by John Mooney in 2009, and, in…

1 month ago

JerseyCAN Chief Rebukes State Education Department For Delaying Release of Student Testing Data

Paula White, Executive Director of JerseyCAN, is frustrated with the New Jersey Education Department’s delayed release of last spring's student…

2 months ago

Pennacchio Blames ‘Cancel Culture and Sexual Indoctrination’ for Falling College Admission Scores

The impact of the pandemic on education is becoming clearer with news the average ACT test score sunk to its lowest point…

2 months ago

CHIRICHELLO: One Out of Four Eighth-Graders Has Considered Suicide. Here’s What We Have To Do Next.

Michael Chirichello has been a school superintendent, principal, teacher, and international consultant in urban and suburban school districts. He also…

2 months ago

JAMES: The New Pandemic In Newark!

We have more than one pandemic in Newark. As if COVID’s not enough, we have an escalating disease of car-jacking,…

2 months ago