Learning Loss

As Top Staffers Depart, Murphy’s Education Department is Strained, Understaffed, and Lacking ‘Institutional Knowledge’

Kevin Dehmer, a 16-year veteran and leader at the Murphy Administration’s Department of Education, handed in his resignation letter late…

21 mins ago

The Source of Learning Loss Is a Rigid, Inequitable System That Puts Adults First; Next Steps

The Center for Reinventing Education (CRPE) is the go-to resource for K-12 education since the onset of the pandemic, collecting…

6 days ago

NJER-TV VIDEO: Paula White On How Education Politics Can Disrupt What’s Best for Students and Families

Today NJER TV unveils the first of two videos in which I interview Paula White, the new Executive Director of…

2 weeks ago

What We’re Getting Wrong About the New Jersey Teacher Shortage

New Jersey Republican Assemblywoman Michele Matsikoudis wrote yesterday that New Jersey needs "to combat the teacher shortage "head-on" to protect…

2 weeks ago

Paula White, Education Policy Expert and NJ Mom, Will Run Statewide Education Advocacy Organization

JerseyCAN, the only statewide advocacy organization in New Jersey committed to ensuring access to high-quality public schools for every child…

2 weeks ago

LILLEY: Learning Loss Is Real, but Our Governor Is AWOL

“Where is Gov. Murphy?” asks the Star-Ledger editorial board, noting that our governor is essentially AWOL when it comes to addressing learning…

2 weeks ago

JEFFERSON: Newark Parents, Fed Up With District Schools and Phil Murphy, Demand Educational Change

Reverend David Jefferson, Sr. Esq is the senior pastor of the Metropolitan Baptist Church, the largest Congregation in the City…

3 weeks ago

MCKENNA: Pandemic School Closures Erased Student Progress and Heightened Inequities. What Do We Do Now?

Laura McKenna is an education writer based in New Jersey. You can find her at www.lauramckenna.com. This was originally published at…

3 weeks ago

Just-Released National Test Scores Show How School Closures Decimated Student Learning Over Last Two Years

Today the National Assessment for Educational Progress, or NAEP, released test scores for fourth-graders, mostly nine years old, and they…

4 weeks ago

As 60,000 Students Return to Public Charters, Murphy’s Education Department Should Listen to Their Parents

Support among voters and parents for public charter schools is high following student achievement results that proved charter schools accelerated…

1 month ago