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Opinion: Will the Garden State Be Ready When the Next Drought Arrives?

Daniel J. Van Abs | July 7, 2015 | Opinion

New Jersey’s better off than California, but we aren’t fully prepared to cope with a water-supply crisis

Op-Ed: State Board Plays Central Role in Restoring Local Control in Newark

Paul Tractenberg | July 7, 2015 | Opinion
Purported deal announced by Christie and Baraka has no real legal standing, raises questions about choice for next superintendent
Opinion: Book Offers Look at How Charter Schools Divide Communities
Mark Weber | July 6, 2015 | Education, Opinion
Founders and operators of charters mean well, author believes, but charter system leads to further segregation of education
Op-Ed: Coordinated Care Promises Better Health for Most Vulnerable Residents
Joan Randell | July 6, 2015 | Opinion
ACOs tie together social services and medical care to address needs of Medicaid patients in urban communities
Op-Ed: Is Dream of Going Off the Grid Disconnected from Reality?
Rasika Athawale | July 2, 2015 | Opinion
Technological advances and public-policy shifts notwithstanding, storage costs and other factors mean the future isn’t here just yet
Christie’s Quest: Will He Beat the Odds or Quickly Become the Odd Man Out?
Carl Golden | July 1, 2015 | Opinion
Governor plans to ‘tell it like it is’ in New Hampshire– but harsh truth about record in NJ could end longshot bid in short order
Op-Ed: Congress Needs to Fix Flaw in Laws Governing Life-Sciences Patents
Dean J. Paranicas | June 30, 2015 | Opinion
Major loophole in intellectual property protections threatens to stifle advances in life-saving medicines and treatments
Op-Ed: Christie Breaks the Law (Again) to Overfund State’s Charter Schools
Darcie Cimarusti | June 25, 2015 | Opinion
In ignoring state mandates, governor acts like he’s above the law, deprives public schools of much-needed resources
Op-Ed: Father’s Day Reflections from the Father of a Charter-School Child
Altorice Frazier | June 24, 2015 | Opinion
For the vast majority of parents, public charter schools have become mainstream and the needed solution.
With Pope's Encyclical on Environment, Let's Reflect on Garden State
R. William Potter | June 23, 2015 | Opinion
Reviewing NJ’s progress with solar and wind reveals a troubling lack of progress and a renewable-energy sector that could be in serious trouble
Opinion: Gambling Fever Taking Its Toll on New Jersey Democrats
Carl Golden | June 22, 2015 | Opinion
Beyond proposed sites across the state, possibility of gaming outside of Atlantic City calls for consummate timing
Health Insurance's Future in NJ Hinges on High Court’s King v. Burwell Ruling
Joel Cantor | June 19, 2015 | Opinion
If the court overturns marketplace subsidies, it could mean the end of the non-group insurance market in New Jersey
Opinion: It's Time to Focus on Creating Opportunity, Rather Than Poverty
Roland V. Anglin | June 18, 2015 | Opinion
Are well-intentioned urban policies more likely to fail if our cities remain segregated by wealth and race?
Op-Ed: Saint Michael’s Educating Next Generation of Healthcare Providers
Dr. Edward C. Halperin | June 11, 2015 | Opinion
For sake of Newark community, NJ needs to approve pending sale to private operator
Op-Ed: New Jersey Needs to Take Action to Protect and Restore Barnegat Bay
Helen Henderson | June 10, 2015 | Opinion
State DEP's proposed changes to its stormwater-runoff program would be an excellent first step toward restoring the waterway to health
Opinion: Gov. Christie’s About-Face on Common Core Takes Page from NJEA
Laura Waters | June 9, 2015 | Opinion
Governor and teachers union are willing to sacrifice student well-being to personal and political gains
Opinion: Too Early to Count Christie Out for Republican TV Debates?
Carl Golden | June 5, 2015 | Opinion
The governor’s single-digit polling numbers could cost him a slot on Fox and CNN debates for Republican presidential hopefuls
Op-Ed: Why Would Drug-Store Lobby Back Bill That Conceals ‘Biosimilar’ Switch?
Louis Tharp | June 4, 2015 | Opinion
The bond between patients and healthcare providers has always been based on trust and transparency
Op-Ed: Newark Demands Quality Schools, Return to Democratic Process
Lauren Wells | June 3, 2015 | Opinion
State control abrogates rights of students and citizens, hasn’t improved schools, and ignores wishes of the community
Opinion: Christie’s Common Core Flip-Flop Leaves Teachers, Students in Lurch
Mark Weber | June 1, 2015 | Opinion
After several years of intensive preparation for standards, governor adds injury to insult for school districts across the state
Op-Ed: Without a Water Plan, ‘New Jersey’s No. 1 Religion’ May Dry Up
Dennis Hart | May 28, 2015 | Opinion
New Jersey’s fragile water-supply system means we could experience a drought very quickly
Op-Ed: State Lawmakers Must Move Quickly to Block NJ Transit Fare Hike
Jon Whiten | May 27, 2015 | Opinion
Now is the time -- not next year, not after the next election, but now -- for our leaders to own up and fix this mess
Op-Ed: ‘We Got Out of Vietnam…Vietnam Never Got Out of Us’
John LeGates | May 22, 2015 | Opinion
Forty years after the fall of Saigon, a New Jersey veteran of the Vietnam War recounts his time in service
Opinion: Is Water Supply a Commodity, a Service, or a Right?
Daniel J. Van Abs | May 22, 2015 | Opinion
New Jersey needs to take a hard look at how its poorest households will maintain access to water, as water and sewer rates increase
Op-Ed: The Morning After June 5 Primary? This Time, You Might As Well Sleep In
John Weingart | May 21, 2015 | Opinion
With only five districts home to Democratic and Republican runoffs, it’s hard to remember that voting is a right, not a chore
Opinion: If It Looks And Smells Like Sewage, It Could Be Stormwater
R. William Potter | May 20, 2015 | Opinion
DEP needs to take the battle against runoff to the municipalities, where most local land-use decisions are made
Opinion: Top-Court Ruling Could Bail Out Christie, Sweeney -- or Both
Carl Golden | May 19, 2015 | Opinion
Governor and Senate president are locked in mutual stare-down over pension reform that may be beyond simple resolution
Op-Ed: PARCC Testing Could Be Healthy for Our Kids, If Done for Right Reasons
Scott A. Oswald | May 18, 2015 | Opinion
Assessments can help improve education and measure student progress – but they can also be used to tear down teachers and put pressure on kids
Op-ed: Let State’s Money ‘Follow the Child’ Rather Than Pad District Budgets
Bob Garguilo | May 14, 2015 | Opinion
Fund the Interdistrict Public School Choice in a way that eliminates duplicate spending and nurtures successful program
Op-Ed: Here’s Why Our Students Won’t Take the PARCC Exams Seriously
Walter Bowne | May 7, 2015 | Opinion
It took a comedian’s monologue to put standardized testing in its place
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