|1-3-19 Education in the News|
The Record—Editorial: Knocking Out a Crucial Leg of the PARCC Testing Table
The ruling should light a fire under the Administration to move with all deliberate speed towards a less convoluted, more effective testing process.
North Jersey Record Editorial Board| January 3, 2019
NJ Spotlight--Opinion: Will Murphy and Legislative Leaders Find Ways to Agree in 2019?
The holidays brought a lull in the pointed rhetoric between the governor and Democratic leadership. But the terrain ahead could be treacherous
Carl Golden | January 3, 2019
NJ Spotlight--Task Force Takes Aim at Public Health Benefit-Plan Managers
Group appointed by governor recommends ways state can save money while delivering better care for some 800,000 public employees
New Jersey should revise how it contracts with health-benefit managers to expand public workers’ access to care, improve quality and clinical outcomes, and better identify opportunities for cost containment and innovation, according to a report from Gov. Phil Murphy’s office.
Lilo H. Stainton | January 3, 2019
Education Week--Trump, Congress, ESSA and More: Six Issues to Watch in 2019
Happy New Year! It's 2019, which means that the Every Student Succeeds Act is more than three years old, and finally having an impact on school districts. President Donald Trump and U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos have been on the job for almost two years, with no major school choice initiative in sight. And Democrats are about to take over the U.S. House of Representatives.
Here's what to watch for next year
Alyson Klein on January 1, 2019 10:20 AM
Garden State Coalition of Schools