Digital Divide

COMMENTARY: Yes, Murphy’s DOE Flunked Remote Learning But Let’s Not Get Carried Away

The new Rutgers paper, “Digital Divide, Critical and Crisis-Informatics Perspectives on K-12 Emergency Remote Teaching During the Pandemic,” is a…

1 month ago

WEST-AUGUSTIN: When Education Was Pushed to the Brink, Educators Made the Ultimate Pivot

Danielle West-Augustin is CEO of Queen City Academy Charter School in Plainfield, NJ. As an educator and lifelong learner, her…

4 months ago

Q&A: Meet the Team Behind the Local Foundation Pushing for Educational Innovation

Three years ago Kyle Rosenkrans, a first-generation college graduate, civil rights lawyer, law professor, and public policy advocate, founded the…

8 months ago

A Full COVID-19 Recovery Tomorrow Means Investing in Our Kids Today

Graig Weiss is the Chief Executive Officer of Foundation Academies, a high-performing charter school network in Trenton.  For the last…

9 months ago

If Schools Can Build on the Flexibility and Creativity Driven By the Pandemic, Our Students Will Thrive

Learning can and should happen anytime, anywhere. After what we’ve learned over the past 15 months, we have the chance…

11 months ago

At North Star Academy, Summer School is a Blast

Summer school isn’t supposed to be fun. Just don’t tell that to the students and teachers at Uncommon Schools Summer…

11 months ago

New Report: New Jersey in Last Place for Nonwhite Student Access to in-School Learning

A new paper out from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirms that students in school districts that…

12 months 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

SANTIAGO: How Camden’s LEAP Academy Embraced an ‘Urgent Mindset’ and Successfully Stemmed Student Learning Loss During COVID

Gloria Bonilla-Santiago is the Founder and Board Chair of the LEAP Academy University Charter School in Camden, New Jersey. She is also…

1 year ago

ANALYSIS: Good Intentions Aside, New Jersey Is an Inequitable ‘Tale of Two Systems’ for Children and Adults With Disabilities

Last week Paul Aronsohn, Ombudsman for New Jerseyans with intellectual or developmental disabilities and their families, submitted his annual report…

1 year ago