School Safety

Westfield Schools Shaken By Outbreaks of Anti-Semitism

(Photo courtesy of TapInto.) This past August, in wealthy Westfield, residents were shocked to find a swastika etched into playground…

2 months ago

If Montclair Spends So Much on Facilities, Why Are Its Buildings Falling Apart?

“If our main focus is to contain the spread of COVID this winter,” Arthur Samuels argued yesterday, “making kindergarteners eat…

5 months ago

Montclair, Where Wokeness Comes to Die: Latest on Whistleblower’s Report

Montclair Public Schools District, New Jersey's moneyed bastion of wokeness, is confronting yet a racially-charged and sexist incident mired in…

6 months ago

Q&A: Meet the Team Behind the Local Foundation Pushing for Educational Innovation

Three years ago Kyle Rosenkrans, a first-generation college graduate, civil rights lawyer, law professor, and public policy advocate, founded the…

7 months ago

Jersey City Mom: Gov. Murphy, You Are Endangering My Health By Mandating In-Person Instruction

This is a letter (lightly edited) to Gov. Phil Murphy, written by Shanna Givens of Jersey City, who has an…

7 months ago

New Jersey Parent Begs Murphy To Permit Option of Virtual Learning During Pandemic

Anamika Roy-Choudhury lives in Bridgewater and has two children in public district schools. She is a member of a large…

7 months ago

Asbury Park Students Bring Weapons to School and, Once Again, Leaders Cover It Up

Last Tuesday, September 14th, Asbury Park High School students and staff were ordered into an AED lockdown for about 45…

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: Murphy Dwells in Denial While Parents and School Leaders Plead for Remote Options

“Denial ain’t just a river in Egypt,” said Mark Twain, but that riverbed is where our mulish Governor has planted…

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