Commentary

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…

3 days ago

COMMENTARY: Roger Leon Gets By With a Little Help From His Friends While Newark Families Pay the Price

Newark Superintendent Roger Leon is under a harsh spotlight as the district endures a growing list of revelations that would…

6 days ago

ANALYSIS: A New Twist in Newark Superintendent’s Scheme To Smother Growth of City Charter Schools

Newark Superintendent Roger Leon is on a crusade to suffocate the city’s charter school sector, despite its “best in the…

2 weeks ago

Here’s What GOP Purists and NJEA Leftists Have in Common

For a second day in a row Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives are making themselves laughing-stocks, unable to…

4 weeks ago

COMMENTARY: Three Ways Gov. Murphy Can Resuscitate his Education Department

I’m tired of writing about the ineptitude of the Murphy Administration’s Department of Education. And now I’m (almost!) tired of…

2 months ago

Wake Up For Wednesday’s State Board of Education Meeting: Test Scores and Gender Identity

On Wednesday at 10am, the New Jersey Department of Education will finally share results with the State Board (and the…

2 months ago

Wednesday’s Forum Will Highlight Murphy Administration’s Dishonesty About Student Learning Loss

Last month we reported New Jersey was one of nine states in the country that hadn’t released student test results…

2 months ago

COMMENTARY: New Jersey Parents Face Off Against a Education Department That’s Too Dense to Care

A new bill in the New Jersey Senate would make state finances “readily accessible to the public,” says Senate Budget…

3 months ago

NAEP, San Francisco, and Murphy’s Approach to ‘Social Justice’

Who knew New Jersey was an educational trend-setter? Yesterday Jay Mathews at the Washington Post described how pandemic accommodations that…

3 months ago

Is Newark’s Superintendent Delusional? Don’t Bother Asking the School Board.

Newark Superintendent Roger León lies to the public with impunity, a tic unrestrained by the district’s Board of Education which…

3 months ago