NJER Commentary Archives - NJ Education Report
November 15, 2023

From South Orange-Maplewood to Asbury Park to Trenton, We’re Lying to Parents and Children

In South Orange-Maplewood Public Schools, where Superintendent Ronald Taylor was abruptly fired two weeks ago, the school board said its decision was based in part […]
November 8, 2023

In New Jersey’s Education Culture Wars, Republicans Went Big and (Mostly) Went Home

In the end, New Jersey voted for moderation.  That’s my take-away on yesterday’s legislative and school board elections: While Republicans banked on the culture wars— […]
October 19, 2023

Did This New Jersey Seven-Year-Old Harass Her Transitioning Friend? When Have We Gone Too Far?

I wholeheartedly support New Jersey’s Harassment, Intimidation, and Bullying law, instigated by the tragic suicide of Rutgers student Tyler Clementi who jumped from the George […]