Brightbeam Network Archives - NJ Education Report
May 11, 2022

EXPLAINER: What Is the Charter Schools Program and Why Are Equity Advocates So Angry With Biden?

Today thousands of Americans are gathered in Washington D.C., protesting the Biden Administraton’s gutting of a 37-year law called the Charter School Program (CSP). Through […]
April 12, 2022

EL-MEKKI: We Have an Education Crisis in Our Hands and Curtailing the Charter Schools Program Is No Way to Fix It

Sharif El-Mekki is the founder and CEO of the Center for Black Educator Development. He is a former principal of Mastery Charter School–Shoemaker Campus and […]
January 6, 2022

WRIGHT: A Year After the Capitol Insurrection It’s Unclear Whether We Have Woken Up a Changed Nation

Zach Wright, a New Jersey resident, is an assistant professor of practice at Relay Graduate School of Education serving Philadelphia and Camden. Prior to that, […]
July 8, 2021

EXPLAINER: The Truth About Critical Race Theory and How It Shows Up in Your Child’s Classroom

WHAT IS CRITICAL RACE THEORY? Critical race theory (sometimes abbreviated to CRT) is an intellectual approach to looking at U.S. society with a belief that racism […]