Gov. Phil Murphy

As Top Staffers Depart, Murphy’s Education Department is Strained, Understaffed, and Lacking ‘Institutional Knowledge’

Kevin Dehmer, a 16-year veteran and leader at the Murphy Administration’s Department of Education, handed in his resignation letter late…

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NJEA Goes KGB On The New Sex Education Standards and Grooms Its Own Candidates

Twitter is no fair representative of public sentiment but my feed is suddenly clogged by New Jersey residents appalled by…

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Lakewood Macher Sends Out Email Defending Private Ultra-Orthodox Jewish Schools In Backlash To New York Times

On Sunday the New York Times published an article called, "In Hasidic Enclaves, Failing Private Schools Flush With Public Money."…

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NJER-TV VIDEO: Paula White On How Education Politics Can Disrupt What’s Best for Students and Families

Today NJER TV unveils the first of two videos in which I interview Paula White, the new Executive Director of…

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LILLEY: Learning Loss Is Real, but Our Governor Is AWOL

“Where is Gov. Murphy?” asks the Star-Ledger editorial board, noting that our governor is essentially AWOL when it comes to addressing learning…

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Play (Foot)Ball! Or, Miracle in Asbury Park

Last Friday Asbury Park Superintendent Rashawn Adams announced the varsity football team, the Blue Bishops, would forfeit their first game…

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Murphy Signs Two Bills To Expand Free Breakfast and Lunch to Middle-Income Students

Governor Phil Murphy signed two bills today that will help combat food insecurity among students across the state. The first…

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Governor Murphy and DOE Announce Over $26 Million to Expand High-Quality Preschool in 27 School Districts

Governor Phil Murphy and the New Jersey Department of Education (DOE) announced yesterday that 27 school districts will receive Preschool…

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Charter School Families Struggle As Murphy’s Education Department Ignores ‘Clear Objective Data’

Yesterday’s New Jersey Monitor dives into the consequences of the Murphy Administration’s denial last spring of nine expansion requests from…

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New Jersey Officially Becomes the First State in the Nation to Integrate Climate Change Education Across its K-12 Standards

(This is a press release.) In June of 2020 First Lady Tammy Murphy announced that the New Jersey State Board…

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