Senator Teresa Ruiz

Top New Jersey Officials Demand More Honesty and Less Vomit From Murphy’s Education Department As Student Proficiency Plummets

When someone stands up and says New Jersey schools are #1 I have an immediate reaction to vomit because I…

1 day ago

What Is the Cost of the Murphy’s Administration’s Decision to Conceal Data on Student Learning Loss?

This is extraordinarily delayed. That's Senate Majority Leader Teresa Ruiz on the state Department of Education's decision to delay releasing…

3 days ago

LILLEY: JerseyCAN and Urban League of Essex County Organize a Forum on Learning Loss While Murphy, NJEA Remain AWOL

To the everlasting shame of Gov. Murphy and New Jersey’s largest teachers union, the NJEA, it has been left to…

3 days ago

JAMES: An Open Letter Asking Senate Majority Leader Teresa Ruiz to Fight For Our Children, Not Newark’s Superintendent

Dear Senator Ruiz: You are a true champion for education to children across the state – and one of the…

3 weeks ago

JAMES: Roger, You Are the Newark Superintendent. Why Are You Lying To Us?

As many of you have read over the months, I like to try to create some good trouble in Newark.…

4 weeks ago

Murphy’s Education Department Is Holding Student Learning Data Hostage from Parents, Teachers, and Schools

Yesterday we reported that New Jersey students, according to the highly-regarded NAEP tests, have suffered steeper drops in math and…

1 month ago

As Top Staffers Depart, Murphy’s Education Department is Strained, Understaffed, and Lacking ‘Institutional Knowledge’

Kevin Dehmer, a 16-year veteran and leader at the Murphy Administration’s Department of Education, handed in his resignation letter late…

2 months ago

Senate Leaders Teresa Ruiz and Vin Gopal Kick Off JerseyCAN’s Summer Parent Advocacy Program

New Parent Summer School Provides Resources, Tools, and Support to Advocate Effectively Within Local Communities. As New Jerseyans get ready…

4 months ago

Murphy and NJEA Promised Taxpayer Relief From Healthcare Premiums—But It’s Going To Cost Us Instead

To the surprise of the entire New Jersey State Legislature as well as school districts and school staff, the Murphy…

4 months ago

NJ Education Department: In September All Districts Must Test Students Grades 4-10 to Measure COVID Learning Loss

In spite of blowback from a member of the New Jersey State Board of Education and other allies, the Murphy…

5 months ago