Gov. Phil Murphy

As NJ’s In-School COVID Cases Rise, Parents Welcome New Remote Instruction Advocate

Parents in New Jersey have advocated for remote learning options during this pandemic, only to be ignored by Governor Murphy,…

15 hours ago

How Low Can You Go With Math Standards? Educators Fight Back.

The following letter expresses "alarm" at the dumbing-down of math standards, with particular reference to a new initiative in California…

2 days ago

ANALYSIS: NJ Ed Department’s Proposal for Dumbed-Down Tests Is 64 Floor Redux

Two years ago, under the leadership of Phil Murphy's Education Commissioner Lamont Repollet, the State Board of Education voted 12-1…

3 days ago

From Murphy to McAuliffe: How Badly Did School Closures Hurt the Democratic Brand?

Camden Couty Democratic Party Chairman Jim Beach circulated an email this week in which he tallies the votes in Camden…

6 days ago

SCOOP: Murphy’s Ed Department Gives Up on Student Success After High School

Yesterday the State Board of Education convened to hear a presentation from the Murphy Administration’s Department of Education on the…

7 days ago

COMMENTARY: What We Lost When We Lost Steve Sweeney

I know I’m late to the party but I join others in mourning the loss of Steve Sweeney as President…

1 week ago

STATEAIDGUY: How New Jersey’s ‘Quasimander’ Skews Against Republican Candidates

In the last twenty years the United States has seen its constitutional democratic deficits go from being latent problems that…

2 weeks ago

BREAKING: Murphy Teases Removal of In-School Mask Mandates

Yesterday afternoon at his coronavirus press briefing, Governor Phil Murphy announced that he was considering not renewing the in-school mask…

4 weeks ago

COMMENTARY: Murphy’s Razor-Thin Win Reveals Elitism of ‘Progressive’ School Politics

Heck, I leave for a week (to welcome my first grandbaby to the world!) and all hell breaks loose. Phil…

1 month ago

Murphy Coasts to the Finish Line with Skids Greased by NJEA

Major funding for NJ Spotlight News provided by Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, New Jersey Education Association,…

1 month ago