Learning Loss

‘Doing Less Was Not an Option.’ How One New Jersey Charter School Kept Kids Learning No Matter What.

Note: Achievers Early College Prep is one of seven high-performing public charters with previously-approved expansions that the Murphy Administration's Education…

4 days ago

BOOKER: Support My Proposal To Raise Teacher Salaries, Especially Those Who Work in High-Poverty Schools

Cory Booker was elected to the U.S. Senate in 2013 and is serving his second term. He was Mayor of…

6 days ago

Murphy’s Commissioner Blames NJ Sex Wars on ‘Weaponizing of Third-Party Information’

As the culture wars rage across the country, New Jersey is having its moment in the sun. The new sexual…

2 weeks ago

VIDEO: Parents, Don’t Shoot the Messenger—Take This Test Seriously

New Jerseyans are rightfully proud of their highly-rated public school system.  But what's the plan for students who have experienced…

3 weeks ago

Big Mess at Murphy’s Ed Department: Some Students Were Tested On Material They Hadn’t Learned Yet

The past October, one million New Jersey public school students took a series of tests called Start Strong that assessed…

4 weeks ago

Newark Will Spend Only 5% Of COVID Funds on Tutoring Students

Newark Public Schools has revealed how they're spending the $182 million in the last phase of federal emergency funds intended…

1 month ago

Murphy, Says New Report, Is Eyeing the Presidency While Cheating Students and Teachers

Mike Lilley of Sunlight Policy Center of New Jersey has a new analysis out called, "Before You Go, Gov. Murphy,…

1 month ago

NJ Assembly Members To Murphy’s Ed Department: What’s the Plan? Our Kids Can’t Wait.

Yesterday the New Jersey Assembly Budget Committee held a hearing on Gov. Phil Murphy's proposed $48.9 billion budget and, at…

1 month ago

ANALYSIS: Two Percent of Newark 4th-Graders Will Meet Expectations in Math. Do We Blame Covid or Newark Leaders?

Last week news broke that 98% of Newark fourth-graders are not expected to meet state expectations in math this spring.…

1 month ago

LILLEY: NJEA Leaders Are Trying To Pretend COVID Learning Loss Didn’t Happen and That’s Hurting Kids

In an article entitled “In-Person Classes Boost Test Scores,” the Wall Street Journal reports that American students are scoring lower on reading and…

1 month ago