7-31-18 Education in the News

NJ Spotlight--Newark Students Struggle to Earn College Degree in Six Years

Whether students from Newark complete college depends in large part on which high school they attend, new report finds

More Newark students are enrolling in college and earning degrees, according to a new analysis that tracks the trajectories of thousands of students after high school.


Patrick Wall | Chalkbeat | July 31, 2018


New Jersey Spotlight--Trump & Co. Hope to Make SALT Cap Permanent

For GOP, capping the deduction keeps a “future Washington” from stealing funds from country’s middle class and small businesses

New Jersey residents who’ve kept a spark of hope alive that the SALT (state and local tax) cap rolled out with Trump’s $1.5 billion tax package might be rolled back someday may just have had that spark snuffed out.


NJTV News Online | July 31, 2018


Education Week--Elementary Principals Worry More About Student Well-Being Than a Decade Ago

Elementary school principals say they are very worried about the rising numbers of students with emotional problems. They are concerned that more students have mental health needs. They also rank family poverty, school safety, and students' lack of effective supervision at home as high on their list of anxieties about student well-being.


Denisa R. Superville on July 27, 2018 5:07 PM