Tag: education

COVID-19: The opportunity society needed to end the public education monopoly? | Pezzullo

By Rich Pezzullo _ Let’s consider closing the public schools completely. Seriously. – Sedentary indoor activities are a high-risk behavior. This is the “scientific” “fact” that keeps restaurants closed for indoor dining and hopefully opening at a fifty percent capacity. Read More

VIDEO: Save Jersey’s Rooney reacts to Bill Gates’s remote classroom pitch

TRENTON, N.J. – Bill Gates and Andrew Cuomo’s New York may be partnerning to “reimagine” education in the Empire State. Is that a good thing? And is the Garden State next? Save Jersey Founder Matt Rooney was back on Chasing Read More

Kids should be in school on Presidents’ Day learning something about America. | Rooney

By Matt Rooney _ Full disclosure: I’m solidly in the camp of folks who believe the modern version of Presidents’ Day (formerly “Washington’s Birthday”) is utterly useless and pointless. There was a time when Americans would celebrate and honor our Read More

Eliminating homework and 5 other ways to fix our outdated, broken education system | Pezzullo

By Rich Pezzullo _ Tell me anything that took 12 years to accomplish in 1960 that takes that long today? Hmm Education of a useful productive adult human? Politicians touting free college are trying to make the case that now Read More

ROONEY: Phil Murphy’s cap scrap won’t help; it’s time to ask if “we even need superintendents”

TRENTON, N.J. – Governor Phil Murphy’s repeal of former Governor Chris Christie’s superintendent salary cap generated strong reactions throughout the Garden State this week.  Save Jersey Blogger-in-Chief Matt Rooney returned to the Chasing News A+ Panel on Monday to opine Read More

Welcome to Oceania 1984: N.J. moves to make your kids’ textbooks politically correct

TRENTON, N.J. —Back in November, Save Jersey told you about a bill in the State Senate designed to mandate an official, state-approved list of “inclusive” public school textbooks, one which “accurately portrays the diversity of our society, in such areas as Read More