June 8, 2023

JAMES: Three Reasons Why Newark Voters Don’t Show Up For School Board Elections

On April 25th, Newark voters had a chance to select their representatives for our city’s Board of Education and whether or not to approve next […]
June 7, 2023

Real Social Justice Warriors Would Keep This Test

On Monday the New Jersey Assembly Community Development and Affairs passed a bill that eliminates the high school graduation qualifying test currently called the NJGPA. […]
June 7, 2023

BENNETT: The Way New Jersey Elects School Boards Fails the Democracy Test

Jeffrey Bennett is author of New Jersey Education Aid and writes about budgets, migration trends, the economy, and structural problems in government.  When we elect […]
June 5, 2023

BARBARESE: Students Are Not All Equally Gifted. There, I’ve Said it.

JT Barbarese, who teaches at Rutgers University, says he was spurred to write this essay after reading a Star-Ledger editorial on a pending bill in New Jersey […]
June 5, 2023

GASWIRTH: We Won’t Solve the Teacher Shortage With Tepid Proposals. Here’s What We Should Do Instead.

Dr. Marc Gaswirth, a retired public school administrator, has written extensively for nearly 50 years about public sector bargaining  and school human resources.   In January 2023, […]
May 31, 2023

Book Bans Are the Latest Version of ‘Build the Wall’

Anjali Mehrotra is an anti-racist advocate for the rights of LGTBQ youth and all students to have free expression and equal opportunity in education. Hate […]