school choice

Here’s Why It’s Time For New Jersey Legislators to Finally Pass a Voucher Bill

The ramifications of this pandemic will take years to unpack but here’s one thing we know for sure: support for…

7 months ago

As COVID Persists, Homeschooling Numbers Rise in New Jersey

Homeschooling used to be relatively rare in New Jersey--until COVID-19 hit and schools closed. In the pandemic's wake, homeschooling rates…

7 months ago

New Report Tells Us To Do the Math in January 2022

Everyone from President Joe Biden to New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy to AFT President Randi Weingarten has championed the cause…

1 year ago

BREAKING: New Jersey Parent Files Lawsuit Re: Murphy’s ‘Tone-Deaf’ and ‘Talent-Blind’ Response to Parents Seeking Virtual Choice

Last week New Jersey resident Makarand Bidwai filed a Public Interest lawsuit* against Gov. Phil Murphy in the civil division…

1 year ago

COMMENTARY: Nikole Hannah-Jones Needs a History Lesson on School Choice

https://twitter.com/nhannahjones/status/1446212919948156935 That’s Nikole Hannah-Jones, of the New York Times and 1619 Project, tweeting last week about “school choice advocates” who,…

1 year ago

Pressure Building On Murphy to Walk Back Ban on Remote Instruction

New Jersey school district leaders and parents are expressing increasing frustration with the lack of concrete guidance from the state…

1 year ago

Top Union Officials Wooing Biden Share This Motto: “School Choice for Me but Not for Thee.”

Those of you who follow me know I rarely have anything nice to say out-going U.S. Secretary Betsy DeVos and…

2 years ago

Why I Went From Voucher Opponent to Voucher Advocate

When I first started this blog twelve years ago as a neophyte in the education reform world, one of the…

2 years ago

Newsflash: Newark Voters Want More High-Quality Public Schools, Charter or Traditional.

This morning Change Research and the New Jersey Children’s Foundation released a poll that shows Newark’s public charter schools are…

2 years ago

The COVID Pandemic Has Not Changed Some Things: More Shoddy Research From Jersey Jazzman and NJ Policy Perspective

Mark Weber, Ph.D. (a.k.a., Jersey Jazzman), has published an op-ed in NJSpotlight (based on a report he did for New Jersey Policy…

2 years ago