Education on the Ballot

HOLZAPFEL, MCGUCKIN& CATALANO: Murphy Is Getting Rid of the State Board of Education Members Who Pushed Back on His Sex Standards

Senator Jim Holzapfel, Assemblymen Greg McGuckin, and Assemblyman John Catalano (all R-10) said Governor Phil Murphy is attempting to squash…

4 months ago

Murphy (Sort Of) Eliminates Controversial Teacher Test

Late yesterday Gov. Phil Murphy issued a “conditional veto” for a bill, S-896/A-677, that would eliminate the teacher certification test…

5 months ago

New Survey: Four Out of Five Parents Want To Expand Charters. Are You Listening, Gov. Murphy?

The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools just released new survey data from The Harris Poll on parents’ views on…

6 months ago

Amidst COVID, American Perceptions of School Quality Drops, Support for School Choice Grows, and Partisanship Reigns

Today EducationNext released the results of a survey that examines the impact of the pandemic on Americans' views of public…

6 months ago

CIATTARELLI: When Is the Right TIme For Our Youngest Students To Learn About Sex?

When it comes to sex education for our youngest students, what is age-appropriate and what is not? It’s a question…

6 months ago

BREAKING: The New Jersey Sex Ed Wars Aren’t Really About Sex

Anyone reading New Jersey media this morning–or, in fact, most days for the past couple of months—could be forgiven for…

6 months ago

SNOWFLACK: School Board Meetings Are War Zones Fueled By Conservatives Angry Over ‘Woke’ Lesson Plans

Fred Snowflack is a long-time journalist and political commentator.  This was originally published in InsiderNJ. School board elections are officially…

6 months ago

COMMENTARY: Murphy’s Disdain Towards Parents’ COVID Priorities Spells Trouble For the Democratic Party

New Jersey parents are divided on the state Department of Education’s new standards on sexual health and gender awareness but…

7 months ago

New National Poll: Dems Trail Republicans in Trust on Education in Battleground Districts

This is a press release. A new poll released today by Democrats for Education Reform (DFER) shows likely voters in…

7 months ago

NJEA Enriches Murphy’s Presidential Hopes With a Cool $750K

This past March 29th, the New Jersey Education Association wrote a check to one of  Gov. Phil Murphy’s fund-raising groups…

8 months ago