It’s a Matter of Trust – My Testimony to the Governor’s PARCC Study Commission

Sarah Blaine is a education blogger, educator, lawyer, mother and education activist.  Her blog is parentingthecore Today, I joined a group of about 40 amazing parents, teachers, school board members (although all of them gave the caveat that they were testifying in their personal capacities) and even an amazing Superintendent to testify publicly before Governor…

The Power of Parents

THE EDUCATION ACTIVIST: FROM STUDENT TO TEACHER is a blog written by education blogger Mel Katz So much has been happening in the fight against education reform, encompassed in part by Common Core and PARCC, that the New Jersey activist scene has been blowing up. Groups are forming all over the place, new Facebook posts…

Response to the NJ PTA President

By Mel Katz.  Mel Katz’s blog is called The Education Activist: From Student to Teacher.  She is an Urban Elementary Education and Women’s and Gender Studies double major at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ). Response to the New Jersey PTA/New Jersey PTA President re: State Board of Education Testimony Wednesday, January 7th was the monthly…