June 6, 2023

New Parent Power Index Says Murphy Administration ‘Is Stuck In a Great Big Pothole on the NJ Turnpike’

The Center for Education Reform just issued its rankings of states according to a “Parent Power Index.” The Index quantifies how each state: This year’s […]
May 30, 2023

Murphy’s Education Department Releases Resource Guide for Addressing Bias in K-12 Schools

Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin and Acting Department of Education (DOE) Commissioner Dr. Angelica Allen-McMillan today announced the release of the “Addressing Bias in K-12 […]
May 23, 2023

ChatGPT Is Here To Stay: Here’s How It Can Help Students Recover From COVID Learning Loss

With the ongoing needs of New Jersey students for intensive tutoring and the Murphy Administration’s failure to deploy a promised 5,000 tutors (only 400 have […]
May 22, 2023

New Bill Mandates Instruction About Grief for Students Grades 8-12

Today the New Jersey State Senate passed Bill 3330, which mandates that Acting Education Commissioner Angelica Allen-McMillan provide public schools with material to  incorporate instruction […]
May 22, 2023

District Hype Aside, 88% of Newark Students Who Need Tutoring Are AWOL: ‘Raheem Can’t Read’

Newark students have suffered considerable learning loss from school closings and remote instruction during the pandemic, with only 19 % of third-grade district students passing […]
May 10, 2023

When Optics Trumps Student Learning: Spotlight on Asbury Park and Newark

I cover Asbury Park a lot, some might say too often. There’s a reason: Asbury Park, in all its administrative dysfunction, disregard for dismal student […]