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Op-Ed: Proposed A.C. Charter School is Desperately Needed

I am very excited to announce my support for The Frederick Douglass Charter School for Boys, a new school that our community desperately needs. If approved by the New Jersey Department of Education, this innovative educational institution would be the first single-gender charter school in the state and has plans to open in August 2018. […]

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As Christie’s exit looms, 16 new charter schools want to open

TRENTON — In what could be the final opportunity to win approval from the Christie administration, 16 new charters schools are trying to open in New Jersey. The proposals come predominantly from North Jersey but also include plans for schools in Atlantic, Burlington and Ocean counties. The state must decide by July if it wants […]


OP-ED: Freedom of School Choice is a Chance at the American Dream

Ruthven Haneef Auguste Earlier this week I was in Trenton with other public charter school parents to meet with legislators, advocate for the opportunity to choose a school that best fits the needs of our children, and commit to a year of action supporting education equality for all. Whether you’re a charter, district, or private […]


Meet Betsy DeVos, Trump’s Pick for Education Secretary

President-elect Donald Trump has selected billionaire philanthropist Betsy DeVos, a relatively unknown figure on the national scene, to head the U.S. Department of Education. “Betsy DeVos is a brilliant and passionate education advocate,” Trump said in a press release. “Under her leadership we will reform the U.S. education system and break the bureaucracy that is […]


Nine More Charters Advance Through Phase I of Application Process

As Gov. Chris Christie continues to trumpet charter school growth in the state, his administration yesterday announced another nine schools have advanced through the first phase of the application process. Included in the preliminary approvals were three from suburban communities — Franklin, Montclair and Englewood — representing a break from the administration’s recent record of […]


Legislator-for-hire Mila Jasey turns on the kids to protect her NJEA financiers

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog With Tuesday’s big pension news breaking hard, Save Jerseyans, you may’ve missed the 100+ parents and activists who besieged New Jersey Democrat Assemblywoman Mila Jasey’s Maplewood district office to protest A4351, legislation designed to impose a three-year moratorium on increases in charter school enrollments approved by the Commissioner of Education starting for the 2015-2016 academic […]

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With 2017 in play, Guadagno champions charter schools at A.C. conference

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Whether she ultimately runs for (and wins) the GOP nomination for governor in 2017 remains a topic of interest in Republican circles state-wide, Save Jerseyans, but what’s not in doubt is that Lieutenant Governor Kim Guadagno is actively trying to keep her options open. Traversing the state while Governor […]

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Jersey’s Forgotten 350th Birthday

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog New Jersey turns 350 this week, Save Jerseyans, and I’m betting you had no clue! It’s a wonderful tribute to public civics education in the 21st century… What happened 350 years ago? Glad you asked! The broad strokes: on June 24, 1664, a powerful English noble named James, Duke of York […]

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Opening Public School Sports to Home School Kids

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog This one is guaranteed to make Trenton liberals howl, Save Jerseyans: Senators Anthony Bucco and Steven Oroho are sponsoring S3043 (click here to read the text), legislation that, according to a Senate release announcing its successful passage through the Democrat-controlled Senate Education Committee, would compel New Jersey’s school districts “to […]

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Obama Closes The Ocean

By Art Gallagher | MoreMonmouthMusings.com It’s not just the WWII Memorial that the Obama administration is spending money on to enforce the shutdown. The National Park Service informed Florida charter boat captains that the 1100 square mile Florida Bay is closed and that they are prohibited from taking anglers into those federal waters. CONTINUE READING…

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Mulshine Post Misses the Mark

OPINION: School Choice Will Help Teachers, Too, and Conservatives Need to Say It! By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Paul Mulshine’s never liked Save Jersey and we’ve never lost sleep over it, my dear Save Jerseyans. You can’t make everyone happy. If you do, then you’re probably doing something wrong, at least in this particular industry. […]

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The Value of Vouchers

By Dale Glading | The Save Jersey Blog Lost in the midst of the Syrian conflict is a battle that is taking place right here on U.S. soil.  It has been going on for quite some time, but unfortunately there is no end in sight. The battle I am referring to is the one for the hearts and […]


GOP Favorite Fulop Sets Vision

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Steven Fulop is now the mayor-elect of Jersey City, Save Jerseyans, and he sat down with NJ Today’s Mike Schneider on Tuesday to discuss some of his planned first steps: httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qxu6qZmAKEc The Fulop story is interesting to us primarily because his victory was made possible, in large part, through the support […]

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Rebellion Behind Machine Lines?

Last Tuesday night, Save Jerseyans, the Camden City school board denied the KIPP Cooper Norcross Academy its application to build a charter school in Camden. The proposal was backed by the Democrat South Jersey powerbroker of the same name and endeavored to create a five-school campus serving up to 3,000 students in the Lanning Square neighborhood […]

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