B4k Opinion

Parents reshaping debate around Newark schools, district, charter or magnet
11/18/15

Teachers union gives a lesson in political power
11/13/15

TAKING STOCK OF CAMDEN’S NEW ‘RENAISSANCE SCHOOLS,’ ONE YEAR LATER
11/09/15

PARCC scores will help N.J. better prep its future workforce
11/04/15

A breakthrough for Newark schools
11/03/15

AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH ABOUT PRESIDENT OBAMA’S TESTING PLAN
10/29/15

2015 NAEP: MORE OF THE SAME AND NOT GOOD ENOUGH
10/28/15

In Newark, charter schools beef up for political fight
10/26/15

PARCC scores will help N.J. close 'honesty gap' in education
10/26/15

Parents want all schools to be great
10/21/15

Newark Teachers Union
10/20/15

The Paradox of Saying Schools Can't Fix Poverty — Then Demanding More Money for Schools
10/13/15

Halting charter growth isn't the answer
10/13/15

The Democrats' great education schism
10/08/15

A Tale of Two Schools, One Building
10/07/15

Arne Duncan’s Right, Teachers in Tough Schools Deserve More Money. But Only if They’re Effective
10/05/15

I Wish Teach For America Didn’t Exist — and That’s Exactly Why I’m Signing Up
10/05/15

Common Core test wake-up call is on its way
09/28/15

Common Core Test Results: The Moment of Truth Arrives
09/28/15

Standardized tests can help combat inequity
09/14/15

Tests Matter
09/14/15

Student Performance Is a Mirror
09/10/15

Revamped charter school law, not moratorium, will benefit N.J. students
09/08/15

New study: Ignoring teacher performance in layoffs hurts kids
08/26/15

Katrina swept away failing school system in New Orleans
08/25/15

Deconstructing the
08/25/15

Teacher Shortage Cry Misses Real Crisis in Teaching Supply
08/10/15

Ask the GOP candidates about Common Core and U.S. competitiveness
08/06/15

Friedrichs v. CTA Could Change the Face of the Teaching Profession
08/06/15

Common Core for College Readiness
08/04/15

Survey: Profs, Kids and Employers Think HS Grads are Unprepared
08/04/15

Why We Need to Increase Our Academic Expectations for Low and Middle-Class Students
07/29/15

ARE NJ'S HIGH-SCHOOL DIPLOMAS WORTH THE PAPER THEY’RE PRINTED ON?
07/28/15

LEVEL THE PLAYING FIELD FOR NEWARK PUBLIC SCHOOLS
07/21/15

GOP Wrong to Run from Common Core - Because the Standards Are Working
07/21/15

Despite Politics, Common Core is Here to Stay
07/20/15

NEA Shows It's Not Focused on Kids, Again
07/13/15

More Children Left Behind
07/13/15

CHARTER MORATORIUM BILL IS ENDORSEMENT OF NJEA'S DEATH GRIP ON PUBLIC SCHOOLS
07/08/15

How to Confront America's International Skills Gap
07/08/15

N.J. Suburban Parents Bury Their Heads in the Sand Too
07/06/15

A bill that holds charter kids hostage
06/11/15

Students adapting, succeeding with Common Core, even as Christie pivots away
06/09/15

Bill to curb charter schools will rob kids of opportunity that changed my son's life
06/09/15

Ignore Christie's political bluster on Common Core
06/03/15

Chris Christie's about-face
06/02/15

Newark may have to lay off top teachers, and the Democrats are to blame
05/29/15

STREAMLINING PARCC: THE SYSTEM IS WORKING
05/27/15

If you believe in racial equity, don't opt out of PARCC
05/26/15

B4K APPLAUDS THE COURAGEOUS NEWARK PARENTS WHO SPOKE OUT
05/20/15

A few common sense reasons not to opt out of tests
05/19/15

New tests raise the bar for kids, and that's a good thing, whatever the scores
05/19/15

Adverse consequences for school districts when students opt out of PARCC
05/04/15

IS MAKING PEACE WITH PARCC AN IDEA WHOSE TIME HAS COME?
05/04/15

Are We Just Fooling Ourselves? Is American Education a Colossal Failure?
04/27/15

Latest teacher union plan for fewer annual tests flunks common sense
04/24/15

Thanks to PARCC opt-outs, N.J. schools could lose big bucks
04/17/15

CREDO Strikes Again: Newark Charters Among the Best
04/15/15

Union-organized 'opt out' campaign against Common Core exams protects teachers, not students
04/15/15

Numbers back success of Camden's renaissance schools
04/13/15

Why my daughter will take the PARCC test
04/13/15

'Opting Out' Into School Choice
04/08/15

DON'T FALL FOR THE OPT-OUT COP-OUT
04/06/15

PARCC assessment will lead to a more skilled workforce for N.J. employers
03/23/15

PARCC victimhood, and why it's overblown
03/23/15

Response to Bob Braun and His Attacks on N.J. D.O.E.'s Bari Erlichson
03/19/15

Properly managed charter schools wouldn't threaten futures of Newark students
03/16/15

LET'S STOP FIGHTING OVER PARCC TESTING, FOCUS ON CONTINUED STUDENT GAINS
03/10/15

Low K-12 Standards Do a Disservice to All
03/10/15

A Union Charter Flunks Out
03/09/15

PARCC can teach us … if we let it
03/09/15

N.J. education must change for children to remain competitive
03/04/15

Coalition to work for better state tests
03/02/15

KYRILLOS: Don't be fooled by the noise: PARCC benefits kids
02/26/15

JUST WHEN NJ STUDENTS ARE MAKING PROGRESS, SOME FOLKS WANT TO SLOW THEM DOWN
02/26/15