High School Graduation Requirements

COMMENTARY: New Jersey Educators Need a New Role Model and They’ve Got One in David Banks

The whole goal here is to prepare kids to be able to be college and workforce ready. A lot of…

5 months ago

New Bill Takes Aim At Murphy Education Department’s Persistent Disregard for Measuring Unfinished Learning

A new bill sponsored by Senator Teresa Ruiz and Assemblywoman Angela McKnight looks like it may pass quickly during the…

5 months 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…

5 months 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…

6 months ago

This Educator Says New Jersey’s Backlash Against Testing Is Hurting Our Neediest Students

Did you know that in New Jersey only 47% of adults read at middle school-level? In Essex, Hudson, and Passaic…

11 months ago

Here’s Why You Should Care About the DOE’s Poor Oversight of Asbury Park (Plus, Three Bonus Rumors)

Asbury Park school board members and administrators must be breathing a sigh of relief: Yesterday’s announcement by Gov. Murphy that…

1 year ago

Breaking: Murphy Waives High School Graduation Tests & Data-Informed Teacher Evaluations

Press Release from the Governor's Office– Governor Phil Murphy today signed Executive Order No. 214 to affect the following changes for the 2020-2021…

1 year ago

Murphy’s Track Record of Appointments Is Lousy, Especially in Education. What’s Up With That?

“I don’t talk to fucking Jews,” Dye told the New Jersey Globe during a very brief telephone interview.  “Get the…

3 years ago

JerseyCAN Hits Back At Repollet and Murphy’s “64 Floor” Ideology. Why? Because New Jersey Should Trust Our Teachers and Students To Achieve Success.

Late last week JerseyCAN issued a report called “The Real Test: Are We Committed to Excellence and Equity in New…

3 years ago

Lamont Repollet and the 64 Floor: How Did He Raise Asbury Park’s Graduation Rate? Let’s Do the Math.

When Governor Phil Murphy appointed then-Asbury Park Superintendent Lamont Repollet as New Jersey Commissioner of Education in 2018, he cited…

3 years ago