Belief Gap Archives - NJ Education Report
June 21, 2021

COMMENTARY: If Phil Murphy Wants a Second Term, Here’s the Course-Correction He Needs Most

If you’ve been following NJ Education Report’s coverage of the dissolution of Asbury Park Public Schools, first under the direction of Lamont Repollet and then […]
April 2, 2019

Lamont Repollet and the 64 Floor: How Did He Raise Asbury Park’s Graduation Rate? Let’s Do the Math.

When Governor Phil Murphy appointed then-Asbury Park Superintendent Lamont Repollet as New Jersey Commissioner of Education in 2018, he cited the “dramatic” increase in the […]
January 15, 2019

Who Needs Algebra II? A New Report Reveals Disconnect Between Test-Haters and What New Jersey Students Need To Live Here.

Less than two weeks ago a local paper reported that Trenton public schools students feel unsafe and uneducated.  At about the same time an appellate court […]
February 26, 2018

Here’s What It’s Like to Have a Teacher Think You Can’t Write Because You’re a Black Boy From Trenton.

(This piece, originally published at Education Post, is by Tre Johnson, a freelance writer on race, culture and politics. He’s also an educator, advocate and part-time […]