New Jersey Student Learning Standards

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…

5 months ago

ANALYSIS: NJ Ed Department’s Proposal for Dumbed-Down Tests Is 64 Floor Redux

Two years ago, under the leadership of Phil Murphy's Education Commissioner Lamont Repollet, the State Board of Education voted 12-1…

5 months ago

SCOOP: Murphy’s Ed Department Gives Up on Student Success After High School

Yesterday the State Board of Education convened to hear a presentation from the Murphy Administration’s Department of Education on the…

6 months ago

LILLEY: Does NJEA Care About Learning Loss for Minority and Low-Income Students?

Remote learning during the pandemic has indeed taken its toll on NJ students. The New Jersey Globe reported that based on interim…

11 months ago

NJ Announces Details for Local Learning Loss Assessment Data

.Yesterday the New Jersey State Department of Education issued instructions on how it will collect local assessment data. [An earlier…

1 year ago

RICCARDS: Biden Administration Boldly Declares Importance of Measuring Academic Impact of Pandemic Year

Rest easy, Garden State. The Biden Administration and its U.S. Department of Education has now made the tough decision for…

1 year ago

COMMENTARY: Hear Me Out on My Voucher Proposal

This is the third in a series on my changing views of publicly-funded vouchers to parochial and private schools. The…

2 years ago

New Jersey DOE Adds Anal Sex to Its Learning Standards for Eighth-Graders

Yesterday the New Jersey State Board of Education approved new Student Learning Standards, a practice that occurs every five years.…

2 years ago