Educational Equity

Camden’s Accelerating Inclusion Institute Brings Together Special Education Leaders Across District, Charter, and Renaissance Schools

Last week the Center for Learner Equity launched the Accelerating Inclusion Institute, an 8-session series for Camden educators to develop…

2 weeks 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…

1 month ago

South Orange-Maplewood Rushes to Enact Moratorium on Out-of-School Suspensions. What’s Really Going On?

Last night, four hours into the South Orange-Maplewood Board of Education public meeting, President Thair Joshua introduced an “urgent” resolution…

2 months ago

Newark Father and Political Hopeful Launches Petition Demanding Newark Shares Plan for Federal Spending

Oscar James of Newark Truth has launched a campaign demanding that Newark City Public Schools reveal its plans for spending…

2 months ago

COMMENTARY: Ciattarelli’s Disastrous School Funding Plan

Anyone who reads my commentary knows that I’m a proponent of school choice, high standards and aligned assessments, school district…

2 months ago

‘All Kids Back in School,’ Says Murphy–Except for Kids With Disabilities Because ‘That’s Too Hard’

Paul O’Neill is co-founder and senior fellow of the Center for Learner Equity. New Jersey’s rules are clear – remote learning…

2 months ago

Ciattarelli’s Da Bomb on the Brian Lehrer Show

The New Jersey Democratic State Committee is gleefully touting gubernatorial candidate Jack Ciattarelli's interview yesterday with WNYC's Brian Lehrer, claiming…

2 months ago

For the Murphy Administration, Students With Disabilities Are an Afterthought

In New Jersey-and elsewhere--students with disabilities are an afterthought during pandemic schooling. Take 14-year-old Maryah Santos of Newark, whose cognitive…

2 months ago

New Jersey Public Charter School Leaders Commend Governor Phil Murphy’s Plan for Universal Pre-K

Last week, Governor Phil Murphy announced his plan to bring universal pre-k to New Jersey. As part of that proposal,…

3 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…

3 months ago