Remote Instruction

No Mazel Tov for Chris Christie’s Brother, Who Hosts Son’s ‘Super-Spreader’ Bar Mitzvah

Predictably, transmission of COVID-19 is affecting schools' commitment to in-school instruction and Chris Christie's posh school district is no exception.…

3 months ago

Jersey Man Calls On Public To Join Act of Civil Disobedience to Protest Murphy’s In-School Mandates

Makarand Bidwai, a parent in the Princeton area, in this petition addressed to Gov. Phil Murphy, Acting Department of Education…

3 months ago

A Full COVID-19 Recovery Tomorrow Means Investing in Our Kids Today

Graig Weiss is the Chief Executive Officer of Foundation Academies, a high-performing charter school network in Trenton.  For the last…

3 months ago

COMMENTARY: Three Guesses Why Murphy Won’t Listen To Parent Concerns About In-School Instruction

Seven months ago, before the Delta variant of COVID-19 reversed hard-won decreases in disease transmission, Gov. Phil Murphy issued a…

3 months ago

New Poll: Newark Parents Support Mask/Vaccine Mandates but Share ‘Widespread Concern’ About in-Person Learning

Project Ready, the Newark-based social justice and advocacy group, just released a new poll as Newark students return to in-person…

3 months ago

Newark Public Charter Schools Announce 2021-2022 Reopening ‘Compact’ To Guarantee Safety, High Expectations, and Transparency

As the new school year begins, Newark public charter schools just announced a collective COVID-19 safety pledge to parents, staff,…

3 months ago

COMMENTARY: With Ban on Remote Instruction, Murphy Misses a Political Opportunity and Jayden’s Family Pays the Price

Last week’s Star-Ledger had a heart-breaking story about the Almazan family of Wanaque, New Jersey. Eight-year-old Jayden is slated to…

3 months ago

Murphy Doubles Down on No-Remote-Instruction and Masking Mandate

At Gov. Phil Murphy’s press briefing yesterday (where questions focused on gubernatorial challenger Jack Ciatarelli’s claim that Murphy tolerated a…

3 months ago

COMMENTARY: With Re-Election Looming, Murphy Chooses Politics Over Parents

As the number of COVID pediatric infections and hospitalizations in New Jersey rises due to the Delta variant and the…

4 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…

4 months ago