Teacher Voices

Sen. Corrado Demands Murphy End Mandatory COVID Testing for Unvaccinated School Staff

(This is a press release.) Senator Kristin Corrado today called on Governor Murphy to end his executive order that requires…

2 weeks ago

Esteemed NJ Businessman Demands Murphy and Media Challenge NJEA Leaders’ Gold-Plated Salary & Benefits

Josh Weston, who founded Automatic Data Processing (ADP) with the late New Jersey Sen. Frank Lautenberg, has some harsh words…

4 weeks ago

NJ Teacher: Meddling Parents and School Boards Are Driving Teachers to Quit

This is a letter by retired New Jersey teacher Freya Gervasi of Denville. Regarding the recent op-ed, “N.J. needs policies that…

1 month ago

BROCKETT: To Retain Special Education Teachers, Treat Them Like the Experts They Are

Kara Brockett is the director of special education at KIPP: Newark. She has worked with students with disabilities for over…

1 month ago

Montclair Teachers Union Criticizes School Board’s ‘Incompetency” in Supporting LGBTQ-Inclusive Course Content

This is a statement from Stevana Sims and Brian Ford, a social worker and teacher at Montclair Public Schools. They…

1 month ago

A Special Education Teacher Finds the ‘Silver Lining’ to COVID

Julie Mower is Executive Director of The Phoenix Center in Nutley, NJ. Ashley Agresti began her career at The Phoenix…

2 months ago

South Orange-Maplewood: Your Three-Year-Olds Need to Keep Wearing Masks

Despite a survey that shows the majority of South Orange-Maplewood preschool parents and teachers feel masks are unnecessary, the school…

2 months ago

Newark Schools District Celebrates the 2021-2022 Teacher of The Year

(This is a press release from Newark Public Schools District.) Yesterday Superintendent Roger León of Newark Public Schools surprised Newark’s…

2 months ago

GOODMAN: High-Stakes Tests Don’t Help Students Learn. Why Don’t We Try This New Model Instead?

Ten years ago Robert Goodman, the Executive Director of the New Jersey Center for Teaching and Learning (NJCTL), wrote a…

2 months ago

COMMENTARY: Yes, Murphy’s DOE Flunked Remote Learning But Let’s Not Get Carried Away

The new Rutgers paper, “Digital Divide, Critical and Crisis-Informatics Perspectives on K-12 Emergency Remote Teaching During the Pandemic,” is a…

3 months ago