Covid Testing

Sen. Corrado Demands Murphy End Mandatory COVID Testing for Unvaccinated School Staff

(This is a press release.) Senator Kristin Corrado today called on Governor Murphy to end his executive order that requires…

2 weeks ago

McKENNA: School Shutdowns Hurt Kids and We Owe Them More Than They’re Getting

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…

3 weeks ago

Here’s Why It’s Time For New Jersey Legislators to Finally Pass a Voucher Bill

The ramifications of this pandemic will take years to unpack but here’s one thing we know for sure: support for…

1 month ago

Newark Will Spend Only 5% Of COVID Funds on Tutoring Students

Newark Public Schools has revealed how they're spending the $182 million in the last phase of federal emergency funds intended…

4 months ago

Murphy ‘Suggests’ New Mask Rules for Schools

Yesterday the Murphy Administration released new guidelines for mask-wearing in schools as the mask mandate is lifted on March 7th.…

6 months ago

COMMENTARY: This Is What Murphy Is Getting Wrong About COVID and Schools

Here we go again. As the list of shuttered New Jersey school districts grows, Governor Phil Murphy remains on mute,…

7 months ago

Asbury Park Teachers Speak Out: ‘I Would Send My Child Here Over My Dead Body’

Last Friday, in response to pleas from its membership, the leaders of the Asbury Park Education Association released the results…

9 months ago

Latest on Vaccine Mandates, Phil Murphy, Bill de Blasio, and NJEA

Here's Matt Friedman this morning in his Politico NJ email, responding to the news that Gov. Phil Murphy will require…

10 months ago

Masks On, Jabs In: Murphy’s School Vaccine Mandate Starts Today

“We’re going in the right direction but we’re not there yet,” was the message from the Governor’s Office today, October…

10 months ago

Murphy Announces New School Mandate For Reporting COVID Cases

Gov. Phil Murphy announced yesterday that the state Department of Health will order all schools to provide weekly reports with…

10 months ago