Remote Instruction

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…

8 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,…

8 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…

8 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…

9 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…

9 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…

9 months ago

Pressure Building On Murphy to Walk Back Ban on Remote Instruction

New Jersey school district leaders and parents are expressing increasing frustration with the lack of concrete guidance from the state…

9 months ago

If Schools Can Build on the Flexibility and Creativity Driven By the Pandemic, Our Students Will Thrive

Learning can and should happen anytime, anywhere. After what we’ve learned over the past 15 months, we have the chance…

9 months 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)…

9 months ago

Hundreds of NJ Families Appeal Murphy Administration’s Refusal to Expand Asbury Park Charter High School

When New Jersey school districts shut down in March 2020 due to the pandemic, many struggled to develop virtual learning…

9 months ago