Parent Voices

Three Cheers for the New Jersey Department of Education!

News broke yesterday that the Murphy Administration’s Department of Education granted approval for 11 high-performing public charter schools to offer…

4 days ago

VIDEO: Newark Families Demand to Be Heard on School Board’s Secret Negotiations With Superintendent

NJER TV’s new video examines the outrage of Newark families who have been gaslighted and ignored by both the Newark…

5 days ago

Asbury Park Families: What Are We Supposed to Do Without Teachers?

You don’t care, you don’t give a fuck---excuse my language but I’ve been doing this since I was in ninth…

6 days ago

ANALYSIS: Newark Residents Get Gaslighted While (Most of) Their School Board Bows to Superintendent Leon

What happened at last night's Newark School Board meeting? The Board of Education plowed ahead with a clandestine renewal of…

2 weeks ago

Here’s What It’s Like to Be a Teacher or Student in Asbury Park

A few months ago news broke about the chaos at Asbury Park High School, now serving grades 7-12 because district-wide…

2 weeks ago

MCCLOUD: Newark School Board Gave the Superintendent A Secret Sweetheart Deal But It’s Not Too Late To Fix It

Shennell McCloud is CEO of Project Ready, a Newark-based nonprofit that works to increase voting in the city. Revelations that…

2 weeks ago

MURPHY: What Happens When Your Child’s Therapist Behaves Unethically?

Tara Murphy is a SPAN Resource Parent, a Volunteer Advocacy Ambassador for Autism Speaks, member of the Council of Parent Attorneys and…

2 weeks ago

Is Newark’s School Board Taking Lessons from Asbury Park as It Dismisses Parent Voices and the Rule of Law?

Newark Board of Education members and Superintendent Roger Leon are making national news—at least on social media—for a secret deal…

3 weeks ago

Newark Advocates Urge Public To Show Up Tomorrow Morning at the Board Retreat

Local and national education advocates are urging Newark parents and residents to attend tomorrow's Board of Education meeting to express…

3 weeks ago

MARTIN: At BRICK in Newark, Supporting Staff and Parents Leads to Happier, Healthier Students

Tashia Martin is Managing Director of Program Integration at BRICK Education Network, an education organization serving the greater Newark, New…

3 weeks ago