Lakewood Public Schools has carefully orchestrated its plan to open schools for full-day in-person instruction on September 4th. Yet efforts to control perception and press
Carina Pizarro is a high school student in Bridgewater. Her essay appears in InsiderNJ’s publication, “The Covid-19 Crisis: An InsiderNJ History.“ Distance learning was one
This was originally published at the Sunlight Policy Center of NJ. New Jersey Policy Perspective (NJPP) has published a report, “School Funding in New Jersey:
It’s a domino effect: Despite Gov. Murphy’s resistance to lengthy periods of online instruction, district after district — 150 at last count—is ignoring him and
At today’s daily press briefing on COVID-19, Gov. Phil Murphy reminded school districts that if they plan on taking him up on his offer to
True confession: I didn’t watch the Democratic virtual convention last night. Currently I’m maintaining my mental health by mainlining “The West Wing,” sort of like
Dear Governor Murphy, Today you have an op-ed in NJ Spotlight asserting that New Jersey’s education system is a “gem” and one hallmark of that
In my experience, school superintendents are gracious and diplomatic when faced with hardships, whether dealt unexpected cuts in state aid, new regulations, or community uproars.
Today thirteen public charter schools in Newark signed the “COVID-19 Compact” that represents a commitment to common standards for the new school year. These standards
It’s been two years since I began covering the deterioration of the New Jersey Department of Education under the commissioner appointed by Governor Murphy, Lamont Repollet.