High School Graduation Requirements

GOODMAN: High-Stakes Tests Don’t Help Students Learn. Why Don’t We Try This New Model Instead?

Ten years ago Robert Goodman, the Executive Director of the New Jersey Center for Teaching and Learning (NJCTL), wrote a…

6 months ago

In New Ratings, New Jersey High Schools Come in 6th in the U.S.

U.S. News and World Report just issued a state-by-state performance comparison of American public high schools. The ranking is based…

6 months ago

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…

12 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…

12 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…

12 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…

1 year 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…

1 year 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…

2 years 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…

2 years 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