Educational Equity

Paula White, Education Policy Expert and NJ Mom, Will Run Statewide Education Advocacy Organization

JerseyCAN, the only statewide advocacy organization in New Jersey committed to ensuring access to high-quality public schools for every child…

3 weeks ago

NJ Policy Perspective: Black Students Have Less Access to Mental Health Staff Than Ever While White/Asian Students Have More

Despite heightened focus on mental health for students since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Black students actually have less…

4 weeks ago

BENNETT: South Orange-Maplewood Board of Education Doesn’t Care If You Can Get Your Child to School

Jeffrey Bennett and his family reside in the South Orange-Maplewood school district. South Orange-Maplewood Public Schools District is a racially-diverse…

1 month ago

BREAKING: Murphy’s Education Commissioner Orders State Board To Recognize Her ‘Competence’

Here's a best practice for state departments of education: treat oversight boards respectfully and communicate all proposals in advance of…

2 months ago

State Teachers Union: Special Interest Groups Are Spreading Lies About New Sex Education Standards

The New Jersey Education Association's "Center for Honesty in Education" has issued a "Discrimination Alert" that warns of "bad actors"…

2 months ago

South Orange-Maplewood Superintendent: Board May Bring Back Courtesy Busing For Integration Program

Today Carly Sitrin of Politico has an article about the South Orange-Maplewood district's transportation mess, with angry parents crowding school…

2 months 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…

3 months ago

An ‘Inequitable Approach to Equity’: Princeton Parents Protest Dumbing Down of Math Curricula

This is a letter from six parents of Princeton Regional Public Schools District students protesting changes in the standards and…

4 months ago

We’re #41 (in ‘Racial Equality in Education’)

Today WalletHub released its report on the "Best States for Racial Equality in Education," along with accompanying videos and audio…

4 months ago

As Murphy ‘Relentlessly Assaults’ Charter Schools, Reviewers Take Note

The Center for Education Reform, a non-profit dedicated to expanding educational opportunities, just released its 2022 rankings of states' charter…

5 months ago