Math

VIDEO: Newark Non-Profits Join Hands To Battle Student Learning Loss

The research is clear: if school districts are serious about helping students recover from learning loss due to pandemic-interrupted schooling,…

2 months ago

MCKENNA: As School Problems Mount and Staff Shortages Persist, Parents Are Pissed

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

4 months ago

COMMENTARY: Is This School Really a Remedy For NJ’s Intensely-Segregated School System?

Yesterday the New Jersey Monitor had a fine piece on the Garden State's long struggle to integrate schools, currently the…

4 months ago

COMMENTARY: Forget About the ‘Math Wars’ and Look at Corey and Kyela

Let’s start with a history lesson: in 1882, before computers, software engineering, and artificial intelligence were even a glint in…

4 months ago

With Friends Like Biden and Murphy, Who Needs Enemies?

Last week Newark Public Schools District reported the alarming news that, based on results from internal assessments, only 6% of…

4 months ago

Why Isn’t the Murphy Administration Taking Student Math Loss Seriously?

Imagine that you go in for your annual medical bloodwork and something alarming turns up: say, your platelets are through…

6 months ago

New Report Tells Us To Do the Math in January 2022

Everyone from President Joe Biden to New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy to AFT President Randi Weingarten has championed the cause…

7 months ago

How Low Can You Go With Math Standards? Educators Fight Back.

The following letter expresses "alarm" at the dumbing-down of math standards, with particular reference to a new initiative in California…

8 months ago

New Newark Student Learning Data: All Newark Students Rise, With Variations Among Charter, Magnet, and District

Today Stanford University’s Center for Research on Education Outcomes (CREDO) released an analysis of student academic performance in all Newark…

1 year ago

Many NJ Students Need ‘Strong Support’ To Recover From Pandemic Learning Loss

Last Fall the New Jersey Department of Education offered  "Start Strong" assessments to all school districts. The DOE described these…

1 year ago