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Op-Ed: One-Size-Fits-All Testing Isn't What Our Kids Need to Succeed
Melissa Tomlinson | February 3, 2015 | Opinion
Standardized assessments don’t match up with real-life challenges and the wide variety of individual abilities
Strategy Gives Governor Political Cover in Debate Over Possible Hike in Gas Tax
Carl Golden | February 2, 2015 | Opinion
Commissioner Jamie Fox runs interference in effort to sway public on need to replenish Transportation Trust Fund
Opinion: Time to Give the ‘Cami-Bashing’ a Rest -- Woes in Newark Go Way Back
Laura Waters | January 27, 2015 | Education, Opinion
Problems in the city’s troubled school system stretch back decades; the shrill tone of the criticisms of the current superintendent are short-sighted and ill-conceived
Op-Ed: Applying the Lessons We've Learned about Ending the Scourge of Trafficking
Hans Dekker | January 26, 2015 | Opinion, Social
Super Bowl used to remind people that problem of forced labor and sex trade exists every day of the year
Opinion: Fighting Feds on Climate Change Scores Points for Christie with GOP
R. William Potter | January 23, 2015 | Opinion
By joining with coal and oil states in opposing EPA’s new rules, the state DEP could help grab the attention of very generous political donors
Op-Ed: ‘Mission Accomplished’ on New Jersey’s Uninsured Problem? Not Quite Yet
Betsy Ryan | January 21, 2015 | Energy & Environment, Opinion
Without taking anything away from the ACA, initial reports of enrollment success must be put into context
Opinion: GOP Legislators May Finally Be Ready to Buck Christie, Override Veto
Carl Golden | January 20, 2015 | Opinion
Tables may turn because of bipartisan support of reforms at Port Authority, governor’s drop in polls
Op-Ed: This Isn't the Time to Add School Vouchers Into the Educational Mix
Lisa Wolff | January 20, 2015 | Opinion
NJ doesn't need another school-choice program; it needs one that works for all students
New Jersey Should Leverage Private Capital to Achieve Resilient Energy Goals
Mary Barber | January 15, 2015 | Energy & Environment, Opinion
Historic storm exposed antiquated power grid’s vulnerability – but public funding’s not sufficient to accomplish needed modernization
Op-Ed: Prevent Opiate Addiction at the Source Through Educating Patients
Elaine and Steve Pozycki | January 9, 2015 | Opinion
Over the past two decades, the number of prescriptions for opiate-based painkillers has tripled, while dosages have grown stronger
Op-Ed: Zainee’s Last Christmas Didn’t Have to End in Sadness and Tragedy
Ross Danis | January 7, 2015 | Opinion
Real education stressing values, discipline and hard work can nurture future generations who will build strong families and safe communities
Opinion: There’s No Good Time to Announce Bad News -- Not Even Friday Afternoon
Carl Golden | January 5, 2015 | Opinion
As Gov. Christie and Gov. Cuomo learned, issuing a Port Authority press release before the weekend only made it more visible
Op-Ed: Choices for 'Official' State Songs Should Come with Term Limits
John Weingart | January 5, 2015 | Opinion
The Senate has chosen five songs to fill the Garden’s State’s need for official music -- and there’s not a Springsteen tune in the bunch
Opinion: A New Year in Education, but 2014’s Battles are Far from Over
Laura Waters | December 22, 2014 | Opinion
Here’s a look at four issues that will continue to shape education in New Jersey well into 2015 -- and possibly beyond
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?
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