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…

8 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…

10 months 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…

11 months 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…

11 months 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…

11 months 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