Miguel Cardona

Latest on NAEP Scores: How Does NJ Stack Up Against the Rest of the Country?

This morning the National Assessment for Educational Progress, or NAEP, published 2022 scores for each state. We knew Covid-19 learning…

1 month ago

US Education Secretary Will Visit Camden High School Tomorrow

Tomorrow, Friday, Sept. 16, U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona will wrap up the Road to Success Back to School…

2 months ago

Newsflash: We Never Needed to Close Schools or Mask Kids During COVID

New Jersey students' "staggering" learning loss during COVID school closures is not news. Here's what is: those school closures and…

6 months ago

U.S. Education Department Announces New Post-COVID Council to Amplify Parent Voices in Schools

This is a press release from the U.S. Department of Education. Today, the U.S. Department of Education launched the National…

6 months ago

EXPLAINER: What Is the Charter Schools Program and Why Are Equity Advocates So Angry With Biden?

Today thousands of Americans are gathered in Washington D.C., protesting the Biden Administraton's gutting of a 37-year law called the…

7 months ago

EL-MEKKI: We Have an Education Crisis in Our Hands and Curtailing the Charter Schools Program Is No Way to Fix It

Sharif El-Mekki is the founder and CEO of the Center for Black Educator Development. He is a former principal of…

8 months ago

Education Law Center as ‘Brainless Cult’? New Jerseyans Weigh In on Feds’ Rejection of Murphy’s School Aid Allocations

Yesterday Education Law Center celebrated the news that the U.S. Education Department has ordered the Murphy Administration to increase state…

12 months ago

6 Data Points for Parents Wondering About Remote Instruction

 Two months ago, U.S. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona said in a statement, “Schools have shown that they can - and…

1 year 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

EXPLAINER: What Are Standardized Tests and Why Do We Need Them?

Few education topics get parents, teachers, and school leaders more riled up than discussions about using results from student tests…

1 year ago