Schools in Newark and Beyond

Friday, September 23, 2011

John Mooney, education writer and co-founder of NJ Spotlight, discusses funding for schools in Newark and offers analysis on President Obama's expected announcement about No Child Left Behind.


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Comments [3]

Ben Meiry (May-Ear-E) from Maplewood, NJ

Have there been any studies that show a direct correlation between raised teacher pay and increased student performance. In other words, do happier teachers (perhaps with less need for second jobs) make for happier & more productive students?

Sep. 23 2011 11:47 AM
Josh White from Bronx, NY

Standards will become almost immediately outdated as technology advances and things change very quickly. We should instead make logic and thoughtfullness standards instead of current facts.

Sep. 23 2011 11:45 AM
Laura from UWS

Please compare and contrast this discussion of No Child Left Behind with its original:

Children are our future.

Sep. 23 2011 11:44 AM

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