Remote Instruction

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…

1 week ago

MCKENNA: Is Public Education on Life Support?

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

3 weeks ago

VIDEO: As Parents Demand ‘Bold Change’ In Schools, JerseyCAN Steps Up

Over the last two years as schools have responded to COVID-19 disruptions, parents, grandparents, and guardians have had a never-seen-before…

3 weeks ago

Newark’s Roger León Is On a Lying Spree: Focus on Bomb Threats

Here's Newark Public Schools Superintendent Roger León at last week's School Board meeting: “As it relates to bomb threats, if…

3 weeks ago

New Jersey Public School Enrollment Takes a Hit: COVID-19 Restrictions or Birthrate?

According to recently released data from the New Jersey Department of Education, over the last two years enrollment in the…

1 month ago

LILLEY: NJ Is #1–At Least In School Closings and Remote Instruction

While the NJEA wants to claim that learning loss did not really occur, a new study by Harvard University’s Center for Education Policy…

1 month ago

‘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…

1 month ago

These New Jersey Parents Are Breaking Up With the Democratic Party–And It’s All About Schools

Yesterday the Wall Street Journal ran a feature story on New Jersey voters who, once loyal Democrats, are so frustrated…

2 months 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.…

3 months ago

Fewer Than 6 Percent of Newark District Students Will Reach Proficiency in Math

Newark Public Schools District just released the most recent scores on the in-district assessments that measure student learning. According to…

3 months ago