Follow Us:


Op-Ed: Hold Charter Schools to Same Standards as District Schools

Susan Cauldwell | November 24, 2015 | Opinion

Lax standards for charter schools shortchange students, parents, taxpayers -- and the schools themselves

Op-Ed: Wanted -- A Bipartisan Agreement to Repair Our Roads, Bridge and Tunnels

Greg Lalevee | November 20, 2015 | Opinion
New Jersey’s transportation infrastructure is crumbling before our eyes, as some 300,000 potholes make painfully clear
Op-Ed: Medication Synchronization Would Benefit Chronically Ill
Terry Malanda | November 19, 2015 | Opinion
Making it possible for patients to pick up all prescriptions -- even partial ones -- on the same date could drive up our healthy outcomes
Op-Ed: Drawing Succor and Sustenance from Membership in the Teachers Union
Norine Gall | November 18, 2015 | Opinion
A strong union does far more than protect teachers; it makes it possible for students to excel
Opinion: It’s Not About the Gas Tax, It’s About Not Trusting Trenton
Carl Golden | November 17, 2015 | Opinion
A first step toward selling a gas tax is ensuring that money earmarked for transportation won’t be siphoned off for another program
Opinion: On Governing New Jersey – Leadership Agenda for the Port Authority
Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff | November 16, 2015 | Opinion
The agency is close to completing its national search for a new CEO, a critical position as it both moves ahead and returns to ‘traditional’ role
Op-Ed: Natural Gas and Oil from Shale Better for Environment, Economy
Scott Rudder | November 13, 2015 | Opinion
Environmentalists’ dirty little secret: A clean, inexpensive energy source like natural gas or oil will slow investment in renewable technologies
Op-Ed: Taking Stock of Camden’s New ‘Renaissance Schools,’ One Year Later
Janellen Duffy and Michele Mason | November 9, 2015 | Opinion
Some of the city’s poorest, most challenging students have made sizable strides in math and language arts in a single school year
Opinion: Christie’s 2017 Budget -- Be Prepared for the Unkindest Cuts of All
Carl Golden | November 4, 2015 | Opinion
Help with the transportation trust fund, property taxes, flat school funding, and public pension system? Don’t count on it
Opinion: An Inconvenient Truth About President Obama’s Testing Plan
Laura Waters | October 29, 2015 | Opinion
Capping standardized testing at 2 percent of instruction time should overjoy the opt-out movement. So why are they outraged?
Op-Ed: Sidamon-Eristoff – ‘Different’ Isn’t Necessarily the Best Thing for NJ
Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff | October 27, 2015 | Opinion
Five distinct aspects of Garden State public culture that hinder good government and limit economic growth
Op-Ed: Raising Awareness About the Power Grid -- America’s Achilles’ Heel
Scott Rudder | October 26, 2015 | Opinion
Energy security requires national leadership to begin drawing up plans to protect the national grid -- and to survive extended nationwide outages
Op-Ed: Lives in the Balance as Congress Underfunds Housing Vouchers
Richard W. Brown and Staci Berger | October 23, 2015 | Opinion
Budget limbo of sequestration puts squeeze on low-income New Jerseyans facing homelessness
Fumbled Response to Rutgers Grade-Fixing Affects Students, Faculty Alike
David M. Hughes | October 22, 2015 | Opinion
When academic standards are allowed to erode, the tallest ivory tower can look like a diploma mill
Opinion: The OMNIA Alliance and the Future of New Jersey Safety-Net Hospitals
Joel C. Cantor | October 21, 2015 | Opinion
OMNIA is bold and innovative, but how will it affect the state’s most vulnerable patients and their access to high-quality healthcare?
Op-Ed: Millennials and 2016 Elections -- An Opportunity Not to Be Wasted
Elizabeth C. Matto | October 19, 2015 | Opinion
Some members of the millennial generation are turning out to watch the debates, and not just for free food and a chance to hang out with friends
Opinion: ExxonMobil Case Slams Door on Legislators, Public-Interest Groups
R. William Potter | October 15, 2015 | Opinion
The judge’s rulings in critical environmental action amounts to declaring that ‘the state DEP knows best’
Opinion: Bridgegate -- the Petty, Political Payback Scheme That Will Not Die
Carl Golden | October 14, 2015 | Opinion
The penny-rate scandal has reached deep into the State House and the governor’s office, but has yet to touch Christie directly
Op-Ed: An Open Letter to Chris Cerf, Newark’s New Superintendent of Schools
Imani Thornton | October 13, 2015 | Opinion
‘Luck’ has no place in the vocabulary of education reform -- not in Newark, not in Chicago, not in any public school in the country
Opinion: Find the Nine Million Water Polluters in NJ (Hint: It’s Not Industry)
Daniel J. Van Abs | October 9, 2015 | Opinion
It’s all too common to blame sources outside of ourselves for the water pollution problems we face in this state
Op-Ed: Sidamon-Eristoff -- Getting Good Value for Our Transportation Dollars
Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff | October 8, 2015 | Opinion
Before asking how much we need to spend, we need to take a close look at the “experts” recommending that we spend billions
Op-Ed: ‘Renaissance Schools’ Have Little to Do with People of Camden
Keith E. Benson | October 7, 2015 | Opinion
Along with police ‘reforms,’ real motive is to attract middle-class residents to ‘safer’ and gentrified city with ‘improved’ education system
Op-Ed: Responding to League of Municipalities on Affordable-Housing Mandate
Gail Levinson | October 6, 2015 | Opinion
Finding places to live for the poorest citizens, and for those with special needs, is essential to building a diverse community
Opinion: Robert Curvin, and Leaving the World Better Than the Way You Found It
Roland V. Anglin | October 5, 2015 | Opinion
Celebrating and commemorating a man whose accomplishments cannot be contained by any one list
Op-Ed: Email, the Trump Phenomenon, and the Politics of Anonymity
Douglas R. Forrester | October 2, 2015 | Opinion
‘News source’ shapes, nurtures, and intensifies the prejudices of recipients by appearing to validate them
Op-Ed: Expanding Preschool Would Be Wise Investment in New Jersey’s Future
W. Steven Barnett | October 1, 2015 | Opinion
Studies clearly show benefits – including improved quality of life, skilled workforce -- far outweigh initial expenditure
Opinion: Weak-Kneed GOP Helps Christie Sustain Perfect Record for Vetoes
Carl Golden | September 30, 2015 | Opinion
Republican lawmakers refuse to override governor’s veto on bill that would keep guns out of hands of people with history of mental illness
Opinion: Making Laws vs. Making a Point -- Lessons From Boehner’s Retirement
Dick Zimmer | September 29, 2015 | Opinion
The departing Speaker of the House made a mistake given today’s political climate: He was willing to compromise to move things ahead
Op-Ed: Ill-Advised Executive Order by Ex-Governor Has Left NJ Flying ‘Legally Blind’
Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff | September 24, 2015 | Opinion
Concentrating authority with Department of Law and Public Safety drags down state government’s efficiency
Op-Ed: Committed in Camden to Working Together to Give Kids a Bright Future
Paymon Rouhanifard | September 23, 2015 | Opinion
We’re improving and supporting district schools while also offering parents and students ‘renaissance schools’ option
Corporate Supporters
Most Popular Stories