Category: Education

If only N.J.’s Supreme Court was as cheap as West Virginia’s! | Rooney

By Matt Rooney _ You may’ve heard that our friends and countrymen not-too-far-away in West Virginia are undergoing an interesting and unique political ordeal, Save Jerseyans: the impeachment of four state supreme court justices.  “Unfortunately, as we pursued the evidence, Read More

Stop referring to Murphy’s plan as “free” tuition; N.J. taxpayers will foot the bill! | Rooney

By Matt Rooney _  The vacationing Governor Phil Murphy’s plan for “free tuition” at New Jersey community colleges isn’t new, Save Jerseyans, but it’s no less terrible than when the idea first cropped up last fall, during the gubernatorial race. Read More

Who cares how good N.J. schools are if their students flee after graduation?

By Matt Rooney _ There’s a new study out which you may’ve seen or heard about in the news, Save Jerseyans, trumpeting New Jersey’s public schools as the second best in the nation. I have my issues with the methodology Read More

What Janus means for New Jersey (and the NJEA)

TRENTON, N.J. — Wednesday’s monster Supreme Court decision in Janus v. AFSCME will be a major topic of discuss in the coming weeks and possibly beyond. Millions of workers in 22 U.S. states are impacted, and tens of millions of non-union taxpayers may’ve Read More

ROONEY: If ‘Partying Like Its 1776’ Is Racist, Someone Better Tell the Cast of Hamilton!

TRENTON, N.J. — Is celebrating the American Revolution… racist? That’s the discussion right now at Cherry Hill High School East after someone complained that this year’s prom tickets — urging students to ‘party like it’s 1776’ at the events venue, the American founding-themed Read More