5-14-19 Education in the News

NJ Spotlight--Jersey City, Poster Child for What’s Wrong with School-Funding Reform?

The district says cuts to state aid mean teacher layoffs and canceled after-school programs, but some pols and advocates argue Jersey City has the means to end its budget shortfall


Carly Sitrin and John Mooney | May 14, 2019



Jersey Journal (via NJ.com)--Hundreds protest budget cuts, planned teacher layoffs at Jersey City schools

JERSEY CITY — More than 300 parents, teachers and students crowded inside School 26 on Monday night to demand Jersey City school board members find a way to avoid massive cuts to school staffing and educational programs.


Terrence T. McDonald | The Jersey Journal| Posted May 13, 8:13 PM



Asbury Park Press—Op-Ed--State Must Pay More for Special Education in New Jersey—Gopal

   The state should allocate funds from across New Jersey to assist schools with large special education programs.



The Hechinger Report--Sending your boy to preschool is great for your grandson, new research shows

Children of parents who attended a high-quality preschool program in the 1960s were better educated, healthier, better employed and more likely to stay stably married, especially if they were boys born to preschool-educated fathers.


Lillian Mongeau| May 14, 2019