Math

New Report: Students REALLY Should Take Algebra in Middle School

A new report from Rutgers' New Jersey State Policy Lab examines high school students’ enrollment in math courses in New…

3 weeks ago

New Jersey’s Largest Charter School Pilots Coding for Non-STEM Classes Thanks to Grant from U.S. Education Department

Who says coding is just for STEM classes? North Star Academy in Newark is embedding computational thinking - a broad…

3 weeks ago

FLYNN: Delayed Release of Test Scores Shows Murphy’s Education Department Is Guided By Politics, Not What’s Best for Children

These are comments from  New Jersey Assemblywoman Victoria Flynn on the State Education Department's (NJDOE) delayed and partial release of…

2 months ago

SCOOP: First Peek at New Jersey State Test Scores!

Today Acting Education Commissioner Angelica Allen-McMillan and her team will unveil student levels of proficiency as gauged by last spring's…

2 months ago

State Takeovers of School Districts Don’t Work–Except in Camden

A new paper from the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, authored by Beth Schueler and Joshua Bleiberg and titled…

2 months ago

New Jersey Is Failing Its Black Fourth-Graders: A Closer Look at New National Test Scores

Matthew Ladner, Executive Editor of ReimaginED kindly prepared the graph below for NJ Ed Report readers based on national test…

3 months ago

BREAKING: Some NJ School Districts Used ‘Cheat Sheets’ to Artificially Raise Student Math Scores on State Tests

According to an inside source, some New Jersey school districts distributed "cheat sheets" last month for students taking the state's…

3 months ago

Cure for Chronic Absenteeism and Illiteracy in Asbury Park? Mandatory Uniforms, Says Superintendent.

Asbury Park Superintendent Rashawn Adams wants a fresh start. After all, he oversees a district where last year 51% of…

5 months ago

VIDEO: Newark Non-Profits Join Hands To Battle Student Learning Loss

The research is clear: if school districts are serious about helping students recover from learning loss due to pandemic-interrupted schooling,…

7 months ago

MCKENNA: As School Problems Mount and Staff Shortages Persist, Parents Are Pissed

Laura McKenna is an education writer based in New Jersey. You can find her at www.lauramckenna.com. This was originally published at Laura…

9 months ago