Transparency

COMMENTARY: Three Ways Gov. Murphy Can Resuscitate his Education Department

I’m tired of writing about the ineptitude of the Murphy Administration’s Department of Education. And now I’m (almost!) tired of…

2 months ago

You May Not Like Student Test Results But Here’s How We Know They’re Accurate

Local news media is chock-full of reports on yesterday's long-delayed release from the Murphy Administration's Department of Education of last…

2 months ago

Dear Gov. Murphy & Education Department: You Won’t Fix Learning Loss By Hiding Test Data

This is an editorial from the Star-Ledger Editorial Board. Although New Jersey is at the top of national rankings for…

2 months ago

New Jersey Currently Stands as One of Only Two States in The Country That Has Not Publicly Released Test Scores

Today Paula White, Executive Director of JerseyCAN, will testify before New Jersey’s Joint Committee on Public Schools regarding the urgent…

2 months ago

BREAKING: New Jersey Is Now the Only State in the Nation That Hasn’t Released Statewide Test Scores (Plus Newark Numbers)

CORRECTION: Technically Maine, Maryland, and Vermont have, in addition to New Jersey, not released statewide standardized test results from last…

2 months ago

What Is the Cost of the Murphy’s Administration’s Decision to Conceal Data on Student Learning Loss?

This is extraordinarily delayed. That's Senate Majority Leader Teresa Ruiz on the state Department of Education's decision to delay releasing…

2 months ago

JAMES: An Open Letter Asking Senate Majority Leader Teresa Ruiz to Fight For Our Children, Not Newark’s Superintendent

Dear Senator Ruiz: You are a true champion for education to children across the state – and one of the…

3 months ago

JAMES: Roger, You Are the Newark Superintendent. Why Are You Lying To Us?

As many of you have read over the months, I like to try to create some good trouble in Newark.…

3 months ago

Newark Education Advocates Roll Out Replacement For District’s Clunky Enrollment Platform To Honor Original Promises of Superintendent

In 2018 when Superintendent Roger Leon first took over the helm of New Jersey's largest school district, he inherited its…

3 months ago

New Jersey Children’s Foundation Invites Newark District to Add Its Schools to New Common Application Platform

This is a letter from Kyle Rosenkrans, Executive Director of New Jersey Children's Foundation, to the Newark Board of Education…

3 months ago