3-25-19 Education in the News

NJ Spotlight--Op-Ed: The Big Problem in Higher Ed Is Underfunding of Public Institutions

Operation Varsity Blues, while lurid, isn’t the biggest problem in higher education in the United States. The underfunding of public colleges and universities is

 “Let me tell you about the very rich,” F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote. “They are different from you and me.” How different? As we learned from Operation Varsity Blues, some rich people are willing to pay bribes and commit fraud to help students gain admission to elite colleges and universities.

Michael W. Klein | March 25, 2019

 

 

Star Ledger--Hundreds of teachers could be laid off across N.J. thanks to funding cuts

New Jersey’s controversial school funding formula is prompting wide-ranging outcomes in districts -- including those that are threatening teaching and other jobs throughout the state.

https://www.nj.com/education/2019/03/hundreds-of-teachers-could-be-laid-off-across-nj-thanks-to-funding-cuts.html

Rob Jennings | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com and Chris Franklin | For NJ.com| Updated Mar 22, 2019; Posted Mar 22, 2019