Learning Loss

New Jersey Parent Begs Murphy To Permit Option of Virtual Learning During Pandemic

Anamika Roy-Choudhury lives in Bridgewater and has two children in public district schools. She is a member of a large…

4 days ago

JerseyCAN Comes to the Rescue of Parents and Schools Because ‘New Jersey Kids Can’t Wait’

For the last eighteen months, New Jersey parents have watched and waited for the State Department of Education to clarify…

2 weeks ago

For the Murphy Administration, Students With Disabilities Are an Afterthought

In New Jersey-and elsewhere--students with disabilities are an afterthought during pandemic schooling. Take 14-year-old Maryah Santos of Newark, whose cognitive…

2 weeks 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 month 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 month ago

ANSWERED: How Can You Keep Your Kids on Track During COVID?

As children return to school after an unprecedented year of learning disruption, we face huge challenges in getting students back…

1 month ago

New Poll: Newark Parents Support Mask/Vaccine Mandates but Share ‘Widespread Concern’ About in-Person Learning

Project Ready, the Newark-based social justice and advocacy group, just released a new poll as Newark students return to in-person…

1 month ago

New Tutoring Collaboration Fills Void for Newark Students Recovering From Learning Loss

Problem:  In Newark, pandemic-induced school closures have significantly disrupted student academic progress, with only 9% of Newark students meeting state…

2 months ago

EXPLAINER: That $2.6 Billion Pandemic Relief Money for NJ Schools is Driven by Title 1. So What Is Title I?

When national politicians and lobbyists argue we should spend more money on K-12 education, they’re almost always talking about increasing…

2 months ago

NJ Education Department: Schools Must Heal Emotional Trauma Before Addressing Learning Loss

Yesterday the New Jersey Department of Education (DOE) held its third annual Statewide Equity Conference, with an emphasis on providing…

2 months ago