June 6, 2023

New Parent Power Index Says Murphy Administration ‘Is Stuck In a Great Big Pothole on the NJ Turnpike’

The Center for Education Reform just issued its rankings of states according to a “Parent Power Index.” The Index quantifies how each state: This year’s […]
May 25, 2023

Three Takeaways From New Report on COVID and Public Education’s Current Condition

Yesterday the U.S. Education Department’s National Center for Education Statistics issued an analysis called “Report on the Condition of Education 2023.” At 54 pages, it […]
May 25, 2023

LILLEY: Montclair Mayor/NJEA President Owns District’s Enrollment Loss and Teacher Lay-Offs

NJEA President/Montclair Mayor Sean Spiller’s conflict of interest continues to negatively affect Montclair and its school system.  This time, it’s the dozens of young teachers […]
May 23, 2023

ChatGPT Is Here To Stay: Here’s How It Can Help Students Recover From COVID Learning Loss

With the ongoing needs of New Jersey students for intensive tutoring and the Murphy Administration’s failure to deploy a promised 5,000 tutors (only 400 have […]
May 22, 2023

District Hype Aside, 88% of Newark Students Who Need Tutoring Are AWOL: ‘Raheem Can’t Read’

Newark students have suffered considerable learning loss from school closings and remote instruction during the pandemic, with only 19 % of third-grade district students passing […]
May 17, 2023

Newark Superintendent Is Busy Hanging Blue Ribbons and Sabotaging Our Children

This op-ed, written by the Star-Ledger Editorial Board, was first published here. Success is hard to find in urban public schools these days, especially given […]