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Murphy’s Education Department Needs a Refresher in Statistics: Looking at Segregation in South Jersey

If you’re like most (all?) New Jerseyans I know, you wish our state school system wasn’t the sixth-most segregated in the country. If you’re like

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TANTILLO: New Jersey Parents, We Have a Reading Problem

Sarah Tantillo, Ed.D. is the author of “The Literacy Cookbook” and “Hit the Drum: An Insider’s Account of How the Charter School Idea Became a National Movement/

Asbury Park Commentary News

ANALYSIS: If You Ever Needed More Proof That Asbury Park is Impervious to Improvement, Here It Is

Today the Star-Ledger’s Tom Moran interviews a man he calls “the most influential man you never heard of,” David Sciarra of Education Law Center who

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Three Cheers for the New Jersey Department of Education!

News broke yesterday that the Murphy Administration’s Department of Education granted approval for 11 high-performing public charter schools to offer more grade levels and seats

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ANALYSIS: If You Ever Needed More Proof That Asbury Park is Impervious to Improvement, Here It Is

Today the Star-Ledger’s Tom Moran interviews a man he calls “the most influential man you never heard of,” David Sciarra of Education Law Center who

Camden Newark

Breaking the Stigma and Gaining Understanding Around Special Education Services

These contributors are KIPP NJ educators, staff members, and parents in Camden and Newark. Across the United States, 7.2 million students receive support from an

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Three Cheers for the New Jersey Department of Education!

News broke yesterday that the Murphy Administration’s Department of Education granted approval for 11 high-performing public charter schools to offer more grade levels and seats

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VIDEO: Newark Families Demand to Be Heard on School Board’s Secret Negotiations With Superintendent

NJER TV’s new video examines the outrage of Newark families who have been gaslighted and ignored by both the Newark Board of Education and Superintendent

Montclair Opinion

LILLEY: Hot Water For NJEA President/Montclair Mayor/2025 Gubernatorial Hopeful Sean Spiller

NJEA President/Montclair Mayor/2025 gubernatorial hopeful Sean Spiller again finds himself in hot water, as explained by this recent Star-Ledger news report. Spiller has been named

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JerseyCAN’s Paula White: Today the Murphy Administration Did the Right Thing

The New Jersey Public Charter School Association announced this morning that the New Jersey Department of Education awarded the approval of 11 expansions to ​deserving

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BREAKING: Murphy Administration Approves Expansions of 11 Public Charters Schools!

Yesterday, the Murphy Administration granted approval for 11 high-performing public charter schools to offer more grade levels and seats for students throughout New Jersey. These

Asbury Park News

Asbury Park Families: What Are We Supposed to Do Without Teachers?

You don’t care, you don’t give a fuck—excuse my language but I’ve been doing this since I was in ninth grade. Do you understand that?

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New Report Tells New Jersey How to Fix Teacher Shortage

How do we fix New Jersey’s teacher shortage? By “reimagining the educator pipeline” to remove “unrealistic or unnecessary obstacles that serve as barriers to otherwise

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New Jersey Democrat and Republican Unite In Effort to Get Education Department To ‘Take Learning Loss Seriously’

A new bill would create a statewide education office to combat educational delays and regressions commonly cited as a result of pandemic-related school disruptions, one

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Letter From Four Senators Express Concerns About One of Murphy’s State Board of Education Nominees

This is a letter sent by four members of the New Jersey Senate Judiciary Committee,– Kristin Corrado, Jon M. Bramnick, Anthony M. Bucco, and Michael

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Sex Education Politics Reach the NJ Legislature, Forestalling One of Murphy’s State Board Nominees

Ed. Note: The NJ Senate Judiciary Committee was supposed to vote today on Gov. Phil Murphy’s appointment to the State Board of Education, Mary Bennett,

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Despite Pleas from State Board Members, Murphy’s Education Department Refuses To Resume In-Person Meetings

At last month’s State Board of Education, President Kathy Goldenberg announced she has requested that the Murphy Administration’s Department of Education resume in-person meetings and

Newark News Opinion

MORRISON: Newark Schools Are Back in Crisis While the Board Rewards the Superintendent. Let’s Do This Instead.

Jasmine Morrison is a Newark parent whose children attend public schools in the city. She runs a Newark-based parent advocacy group called Unapologetic Parents. Newark’s

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South Orange-Maplewood Kindergarten Teacher Says She Was Fired for Crying In Front of Students

A South Orange-Maplewood kindergarten teacher has sued the school district after she was fired after having “crying spells.” These spells were caused by heightened anxiety,

Montclair

Sean Spiller–NJEA Head, Montclair Mayor, and Gubernatorial Hopeful—Charged With Retaliation

Last year the Montclair City Council put Township Manager Timothy Stafford on administrative leave for creating a hostile work environment for female employees. The action

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New Study: In 2000-2016, New Jersey Region Had a 500 Percent Increase in Autism Diagnoses

Documented cases of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in the New York-New Jersey metro region increased by as much as 500 percent between 2000 and 2016,

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A ‘Newark Star Was Born’ at Last Week’s School Board Meeting: Parents Demand District Follow Ethical and Legal Guidelines

This is a statement from Jasmine Morrison, a Newark mother whose children attend public schools in the city and runs a Newark-based parent advocacy group

COVID-19 Jersey City News

Beloved Jersey City Public Charter Students Triumph Over Covid Learning Loss

Beloved Community Charter School (BCCS) is proud to report that its students have continued to excel and thrive, as their New Jersey Student Learning Assessment

Newark News

ANALYSIS: Newark Residents Get Gaslighted While (Most of) Their School Board Bows to Superintendent Leon

What happened at last night’s Newark School Board meeting? The Board of Education plowed ahead with a clandestine renewal of Superintendent Roger Leon’s contract that

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