The 64 Floor

COMMENTARY: New Jersey Educators Need a New Role Model and They’ve Got One in David Banks

The whole goal here is to prepare kids to be able to be college and workforce ready. A lot of…

5 months ago

ANALYSIS: NJ Ed Department’s Proposal for Dumbed-Down Tests Is 64 Floor Redux

Two years ago, under the leadership of Phil Murphy's Education Commissioner Lamont Repollet, the State Board of Education voted 12-1…

5 months ago

SCOOP: Murphy’s Ed Department Gives Up on Student Success After High School

Yesterday the State Board of Education convened to hear a presentation from the Murphy Administration’s Department of Education on the…

6 months ago

FACT CHECK: Asbury Park Acting Superintendent Says ‘Hire Me Permanently Because Student Outcomes Are Great’

Asbury Park Acting Superintendent Rashawn Adams really wants to be Asbury Park's next permanent superintendent. How badly does he want…

10 months ago

COMMENTARY: If Phil Murphy Wants a Second Term, Here’s the Course-Correction He Needs Most

If you’ve been following NJ Education Report’s coverage of the dissolution of Asbury Park Public Schools, first under the direction…

11 months ago

This Educator Says New Jersey’s Backlash Against Testing Is Hurting Our Neediest Students

Did you know that in New Jersey only 47% of adults read at middle school-level? In Essex, Hudson, and Passaic…

11 months ago

I’ll Wheel You a Principal If You Deal Me a Job: Live Tonight from Asbury Park

Welcome to a New Jersey school district so ridden with nepotism, exorbitance, and a singular disregard for student outcomes that…

1 year ago

Here’s Why You Should Care About the DOE’s Poor Oversight of Asbury Park (Plus, Three Bonus Rumors)

Asbury Park school board members and administrators must be breathing a sigh of relief: Yesterday’s announcement by Gov. Murphy that…

1 year ago

COMMENTARY: Lowering Standards Appears to Be Contagious, Too. I’m Looking at You, New York City.

CASES SPIKE IN NEW YORK CITY There’s another virus spreading in the tri-state area and, while not fatal, it is…

2 years ago

Donald Trump and Diane Ravitch Are Anti-Testing Soulmates

In these times of high anxiety it’s a boost to one’s spirits to discover a bit of serendipity. That moment…

2 years ago