Given the Star Ledger’s overtly biased opinions about public education and teachers—most notably their New Year’s day work of fiction and the firestorm it created in the Twitter/blogospheres (this link to the piece and my response also contains links to other opposing opinions including SOSNJ and NJParents1)—I do commend their Dec. 27 editorial, The push-back against charter schools, for trying to see both sides of this debate.…Read more
by: Rosi Efthim
Yellow school buses were stacked up and down West State Street as far as the eye could see. Looks like NJ Spotlight called it right, predicting that the vast majority at today’s pro-voucher rally at the State House steps were Catholic school students bused in for the day.
I wonder. Do you think our pro-voucher, Catholic school parent Governor thinks these kids are drug mules too?…Read more
Did Monmouth Push Poll?
A Monmouth University Poll came out today claiming New Jersey residents support Education Reform, which is not surprising because everyone does. I don’t know anyone who thinks the current system is perfect – no one, anywhere. Though one should not confuse reforming education with “Education Reform” (aka privatization/corporate takeover).
The poll was done in cooperation with NJ Press Media (Gannett) who have sent some odd signals out about their view of “Education Reform.”…Read more