May 19, 2023

As Lakewood Goes, So Goes Toms River, Brick, Jackson, and Howell: What Happens Next?

It’s budget season and Montclair is not the only cantankerous school district. At last week’s school board meeting the Lakewood Board of Education presented a […]
May 3, 2023

Murphy’s Education Commissioner Taking Heat Today For Lakewood and Equity Standards

Today two news outlets, NJ Spotlight and the Star-Ledger ran pieces—one a news report and one an op-ed—slamming Acting Education Commissioner Angelica Allen-McMillan and her […]
April 26, 2023

Tonight Lakewood Will Extend School Board Lawyer’s ‘Obscene and Immoral’ Contract

This evening at 7:30 the Lakewood Board of Education will renew attorney Michael Inzelbuch’s contract. According to the agenda, Inzelbuch will retain his $600,000 annual […]
March 31, 2023

Murphy’s Education Commissioner Says Lakewood School Buildings Are in Great Shape. Students Beg to Differ.

When Gov. Murphy’s Education Commissioner, Angelica Allen-McMillan, defended the state’s school funding formula and its allocation to Lakewood Public Schools, one of her arguments, besides […]
March 21, 2023

Lakewood Demands Another State Loan It Will Never Pay Back

Talk about inflation! Lakewood Public Schools District just introduced its 2023-20224 budget which comes in at $264.4 million. In order to balance the books, the […]
March 16, 2023

Lakewood Leaders Celebrate Court Victory Over State Department of Education

Last week a New Jersey Appellate Court ruled against Gov. Phil Murphy’s Education Department and in favor of Lakewood math teacher Arthur Lang and Education […]