Archive for April 2015

In Budget Hearings, Little Good News for Charter Funding; It’s Time to Change That

By Donna Siminski With another budget season upon us, it is clear that once again, New Jersey charter school students...

Teachers & Social Media: What You Should Know

Contribution from the Association of American Educators Since its inception in 2004, Facebook has grown from a college...

HoLa, NJCSA Applaud DOE’s Decision to Approve Expansion to 8th Grade; Shakes Head at BOE Lawsuit

What happened? On March 28, 2014 the NJ DOE approved Hoboken Dual Language Charter School, or HoLa’s, application for...

The Power of Arts Education in Camden

By Scott Laska It was awesome.  There I stood with our team of Arts Educators with an incredible amount of joy and pride...

PARCC and the Deafening Irony of Choice

By Amanda F. Vega With part two of PARCC fast-approaching, the overwrought discourse continues on either side. There have...

Over 20,000 Kids on Charter Waiting Lists. Don’t Make Them Wait.

By Donna Siminski & Amanda Vega On Thursday, March 26 Assemblyman Patrick Diegnan and Assemblywoman Mila Jasey...