The 2013 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) results are out. NAEP results are regarded as the “gold standard” among assessments of student performance and provide new data on how much NJ 4th and 8th graders are learning in math and reading. So how did NJ do? The answer is mixed./* Style Definitions */table.MsoNormalTablemso-style-name:"Table Norm... Read more >
The ideology of victimhood is what hinders blacks (and whites) from achieving.Depressing news about black students scoring far below white students on various mental tests has become so familiar that people in different parts of the ideological spectrum have long ago developed their different explanations for why this is so. But both may have to do some rethinking, in light of radically diff... Read more >
B4NJKids (B4K) is an independent voice for common-sense education reform in New Jersey. B4K stands for the proposition that the first priority of the New Jersey public school system must be the best interests of New Jersey students, not the special interests that dominate the status quo. To this end, every class must have an effective teacher and every school an effective principal, and teachers and principals should be given the necessary training and resources to be effective. Public policy and all administrative and personnel policies should support these goals. Parents must be empowered with access to data and other information to hold educators, leaders and elected officials accountable for their performance.