Gov. Phil Murphy

Murphy Walks Back New Sex Ed Recommendations, Says They’ve Been ‘Intentionally Misrepresented’

Gov. Phil Murphy just announced "he’ll direct the state Department of Education to “review the standards and provide further clarification…

3 months ago

BENNETT: Party Bosses or Party Bases? The Problem with NJ Primaries isn’t the County Line

Jeff Bennett blogs at New Jersey Education Aid. In the last two years there’s been a campaign by progressive groups…

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Here Are the Facts On How Murphy’s Ed Department Changed Learning Standards for Sexual Education and Gender Identity

Everyone is talking about the "new" Student Learning Standards--actually passed almost two years ago by the State Board of Education…

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These New Jersey Parents Are Breaking Up With the Democratic Party–And It’s All About Schools

Yesterday the Wall Street Journal ran a feature story on New Jersey voters who, once loyal Democrats, are so frustrated…

3 months ago

With Friends Like Biden and Murphy, Who Needs Enemies?

Last week Newark Public Schools District reported the alarming news that, based on results from internal assessments, only 6% of…

3 months ago

JAMES: Murphy Has Put Our Children’s Educational Futures at Risk and We’re Fed Up

Most recently, in "Murphy Just Put a Ceiling on my Daughter's Future," I wrote about the developing educational crisis here…

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FRANKEL: Phil Murphy’s Fear of Owning What He Says Makes It Hard To Be a Democrat Right Now

Matthew Frankel worked in the Clinton White House, the Office of House Democratic Leader Richard Gephardt, and is a veteran…

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Westfield Schools Shaken By Outbreaks of Anti-Semitism

(Photo courtesy of TapInto.) This past August, in wealthy Westfield, residents were shocked to find a swastika etched into playground…

3 months ago

New Legislative Proposal Would Dial Back High School Start Times to 8:30 AM

A new New Jersey Assembly proposal, A 3816, would require high schools to begin the school day no earlier than…

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NJ EDUCATION AID: Murphy’s 2022-2023 School Aid Budget Is a ‘Positive Surprise’

New Jersey's 2022-23 state aid distribution is another big step towards state aid fairness. Thanks to the addition of $650…

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