Follow Us:

Opinion

Op-Ed: Charter Schools are Best Way to Bring Equity to Education in NJ

Rick Pressler | December 17, 2014 | Opinion

No other options offer students in poorer urban districts such access to high-quality learning and such a chance to succeed

Opinion: For U.S. Attorney’s Bridgegate Report, Timing of Release May Be Everything

Carl Golden | December 16, 2014 | Opinion
With ‘State of State’ address, budget, and possible bid for GOP nomination looming, Christie has to wonder what’s in the report and when it will hit
Opinion: A Christmas Wish List for New Jersey -- From a Land-Use Perspective
Chris Sturm | December 15, 2014 | Opinion
Addressing some long-term issues, as well as some recent ones, can help ensure that the Garden State has a happy holiday and a brighter new year
Opinion: We Just Can’t Afford the Price We'll Pay for State's Cheap Water
Daniel J. Van Abs | December 10, 2014 | Opinion
Aging infrastructure, consumer complacency, artificially low prices all combine to make the state’s water supply a problem just waiting to happen
Op-Ed: In His Defense of Newark’s Superintendent, Cerf Missed the Mark
Joseph Del Grosso | December 8, 2014 | Opinion
The failures of Cami Anderson’s One Newark plan can be summed up in three words -- blindsided, buses, and books
Opinion: Forget the Pig-Crate Bill, Christie Faces Real Policy Issues
Carl Golden | December 5, 2014 | Opinion
The only thing significant about governor’s veto is how it was immediately framed in terms of his undeclared national ambitions
Op-Ed: Dispelling Five ‘Falsehoods’ About Newark’s School System
Chris Cerf | December 2, 2014 | Opinion
Despite narrative of failure, former state education chief says Newark has met with success on numerous fronts
Op-Ed: Lesson Learned from Ferguson -- How Not to Indict a Police Officer
Junius Williams | November 26, 2014 | Opinion
Using the grand jury to aid the defense, rather than as an instrument of the prosecution, is one way to manipulate the justice system
Opinion: The Importance of Behavioral Healthcare in Hospital Use and Cost
Joel Cantor | November 26, 2014 | Opinion
Treating the whole person means dealing with both physical and behavioral problems
Opinion: Self-Selection of Public Schools, New Jersey’s Double Standard
Laura Waters | November 25, 2014 | Opinion
Upper-middle-class families vote for school choice with their feet, while poor families are pilloried for trying to get the best for their kids
Opinion: High Cost of Living vs. Low Cost of Moving Out of New Jersey
Carl Golden | November 21, 2014 | Opinion
Property taxes are driving residents out of state, but alternatives are politically too hot to handle
Op-Ed: Why New Jersey Needs to Examine Benefits to Kids of Delaying School Day
Terra Ziporyn Snider | November 19, 2014 | Opinion
Bill requiring a study of later school start-times could be just what doctors have ordered to ensure safe, healthy school hours
Opinion: The Seven Deadly Myths of Renewable-Energy Naysayers
R. William Potter and Lyle Rawlings | November 18, 2014 | Opinion
There’s only one way to combat the arguments of people and politicians who oppose renewables -- with the truth
Opinion: Was It Something We Said About Garden State's Charter Schools?
Mark Weber | November 14, 2014 | Opinion
Straightforward analysis of the data concerning charter schools and the children they serve draws the ire of supporters
Opinion: Divided We Govern, Both in Trenton and Washington, D.C.
Dick Zimmer | November 10, 2014 | Opinion
Despite deep partisan differences, lawmakers can still get things done
Opinion: Is ‘Sit Down and Shut Up’ Christie’s Fatal Misstep?
Carl Golden | November 4, 2014 | Opinion
The governor likes to paint himself as blunt and outspoken, but did his mouth get away from his mind in Belmar?
Op-Ed: The Use of Ballot Questions Should Not Be Abused
Anthony Russo | October 29, 2014 | Opinion, Elections 2014
Ballot questions can actually circumvent the system of checks and balances that our state -- and our nation -- is built on
Opinion: Uproar Over Ebola Quarantine Plays to Christie’s Political Strength
Carl Golden | October 28, 2014 | Opinion
Crisis gives governor the opportunity to play favorite role of resolute, no-nonsense elected leader
Op-Ed: Preparing for the Next Hurricane Sandy Requires Facing Hard Facts
David Kutner and Chris Sturm | October 28, 2014 | Opinion
Government officials and planners must take steps to minimize future risks and ensure resiliency
Op-Ed: A Straightforward Way to Grow New Jersey, Protect our Future
Peter Kasabach | October 22, 2014 | Opinion
Voting ‘yes’ on the November 4 ballot initiative will preserve land and water and help engender sustainable growth
Opinion: NJ’s Teachers Union: Implosion, Irrelevance, or Evolution?
Laura Waters | October 21, 2014 | Opinion
The NJEA’s shift on charter schools is emblematic of its struggles with shifting situation in education -- in the state and beyond
Opinion: For Gov. Chris Christie, October's Been the Cruelest Month
Carl Golden | October 17, 2014 | Opinion
Does the governor’s recent drop in the polls indicate that New Jerseyans want him to pay more attention to the Garden State
Op-Ed: Wells Fargo and Other Big Banks Bear Blame for NJ's Foreclosure Crisis
Ken McNamara | October 17, 2014 | Opinion
How is it that a bank can violate the terms of its own mortgage modification whenever it wants to?
Op-Ed: Adaptive Reuse Can Help Towns with Affordable Housing, Property Taxes
Peter S. Reinhart | October 16, 2014 | Opinion
Conversion of older buildings can help meet the preferences of so-called millennials for urbanized locations and proximity to transit
Opinion: Getting by (in College) With a Little Help from My Friends
Roland V. Anglin | October 10, 2014 | Opinion
Creating a cohort, or ‘posse’ of disadvantaged students can help ease the socioeconomic shock of postsecondary education.
Op-Ed: Vote Yes on Public Question 2 for Clean Water, Preserving Quality of Life
Ed Potosnak | October 9, 2014 | Opinion
The means to establish a stable source of funding for open-space and farmland preservation is a vote away
Op-Ed: The Evidence is Clear -- Charters Are Working, Status Quo Didn’t and Isn’t
Ron Brady | October 8, 2014 | Opinion
Data for New Jersey shows higher achievement in math and reading than traditional schools
Opinion: Will Public Employees Have to Give Back Even More?
Carl Golden | October 6, 2014 | Opinion
Preliminary Pension and Health Benefit Study Commission report reveals size of financial challenge, could open door to more givebacks
Opinion: Ballot Question to Preserve Open Space Could Hurt More Than It Helps
R. William Potter | October 1, 2014 | Opinion, Elections 2014
Siphoning off $4 billion from corporate taxes would drain budget, decimate staff at state Department of Environmental Protection
Op-Ed: NJ Can Protect Consumers without Promoting Lawsuits
Marcus Rayner | September 30, 2014 | Opinion
A few simple, common-sense amendments to the current Consumer Fraud Act would punish deceptive business practices while curbing nuisance litigation against honest businesses
Sponsors
Corporate Supporters