Jill Barshay

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Think Tuition Is Rising Fast? Try Room And Board

Wednesday, April 08, 2015

Valerie Inniss took out $11,500 in student loans this year to pay for the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

None of it was for tuition.

The 21-year-old is on a four-year, full-tuition scholarship, won on the strength of her high school test scores. And she qualifies for the maximum federal Pell ...


Why Hoboken is Throwing Away All of its Student Laptops

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

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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.