Jill Barshay

The Hechinger Report

Jill Barshay appears in the following:

Why Hoboken is Throwing Away All of its Student Laptops

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

The Hechinger Report

School officials at one Hoboken school thought it was a no-brainer to give every student a laptop. Now they've decided it was a terrible idea.

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Union Fights Computer Learning that Replaces Teachers

Thursday, January 03, 2013


New Jersey's largest teacher's union has gone to court to close a Newark charter school where students spend hours each day in front of a computer screen.


New Jersey’s High Tech Classrooms

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

A computer voice guides 12-year-old Amir Accoo to spell the words he hears through his headphones: emergency, bulldozer,  minutes. Accoo spells minutes wrong and is asked to try that one again, several times. Later, he clicks on a proofreading button.