Students of Color

The Source of Learning Loss Is a Rigid, Inequitable System That Puts Adults First; Next Steps

The Center for Reinventing Education (CRPE) is the go-to resource for K-12 education since the onset of the pandemic, collecting…

1 week ago

NJ Policy Perspective: Black Students Have Less Access to Mental Health Staff Than Ever While White/Asian Students Have More

Despite heightened focus on mental health for students since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Black students actually have less…

3 weeks ago

JEFFERSON: Newark Parents, Fed Up With District Schools and Phil Murphy, Demand Educational Change

Reverend David Jefferson, Sr. Esq is the senior pastor of the Metropolitan Baptist Church, the largest Congregation in the City…

3 weeks ago

MCKENNA: Pandemic School Closures Erased Student Progress and Heightened Inequities. What Do We Do Now?

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

3 weeks ago

As 60,000 Students Return to Public Charters, Murphy’s Education Department Should Listen to Their Parents

Support among voters and parents for public charter schools is high following student achievement results that proved charter schools accelerated…

1 month ago

At This New Jersey High School, Every Single Graduate is Headed to College–With 35% First-Gens

This past May, Dr. Namik Sercan, Chief Education Officer of Central Jersey College Prep Charter School (CJCS), told NJ Education…

3 months ago

COMMENTARY: Murphy Treats Low-Income Families as Political Footballs As He Shuts Down Their Best Schools

Late yesterday Acting Education Commissioner Angelica Allen-McMillan sent a letter to Newark’s University Heights Charter School that decreed, based on…

4 months 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…

5 months ago

With Friends Like Biden and Murphy, Who Needs Enemies?

Last week Newark Public Schools District reported the alarming news that, based on results from internal assessments, only 6% of…

6 months ago

SCHLITZ: Like Judge Brown Jackson, I Struggle Against a Racist Education System

Haley Taylor Schlitz is a third year law student, author, public speaker, and respected thought leader on the issues students…

7 months ago