In-Person Learning

New Report on ‘Unfinished Learning’ Finds Our Kids Are Not Okay

This is a disaster. The bottom has fallen out, and the results are as bad as you can imagine. We…

12 months ago

Jersey City Mom: Gov. Murphy, You Are Endangering My Health By Mandating In-Person Instruction

This is a letter (lightly edited) to Gov. Phil Murphy, written by Shanna Givens of Jersey City, who has an…

1 year ago

Five Tips for Parents As Children Return to In-Person Instruction

Julie Mower is Executive Director of The Phoenix Center, an accredited non-profit, private school that serves nearly 140 students ages 5-21…

1 year ago

A Full COVID-19 Recovery Tomorrow Means Investing in Our Kids Today

Graig Weiss is the Chief Executive Officer of Foundation Academies, a high-performing charter school network in Trenton.  For the last…

1 year ago

COMMENTARY: Three Guesses Why Murphy Won’t Listen To Parent Concerns About In-School Instruction

Seven months ago, before the Delta variant of COVID-19 reversed hard-won decreases in disease transmission, Gov. Phil Murphy issued a…

1 year ago

Parent Voices on Masks in Schools, Mandatory Vaccines, and Virtual Learning Options

New Jersey is abuzz (at least among parents of K-12 students) with reactions to Gov. Phil Murphy’s mandates that 1)…

1 year ago

Everything You Need to Know About Murphy’s School Mask Mandate

On Friday afternoon in East Brunswick, Gov. Phil Murphy issued an Executive Order requiring all pre-k through 12th grade students…

1 year ago

At North Star Academy, Summer School is a Blast

Summer school isn’t supposed to be fun. Just don’t tell that to the students and teachers at Uncommon Schools Summer…

1 year ago

Hot Off the Press: New Guidance From CDC on Masks, Social Distancing, and Vaccinations in Schools

Today the Centers for Disease Control issued new guidance for schools. Bottom line: until younger students can get vaccinated they…

1 year ago

What’s Behind Murphy’s No-Masks-in-School Stance?

On May 24th Gov. Phil Murphy announced on Morning Joe that all students would be wearing masks in school in…

1 year ago