John Mooney

John Mooney appears in the following:

NJ Voter's Guide: Follow State Races and Build a Ballot

Friday, September 30, 2011

To help voters sort through the candidates and their positions, NJ Spotlight has put together the 2011 Voter Guide. It lists all the candidates up for election this year, including in...


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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Newark Schools Start to Put $100 Million Gift to Work

Thursday, September 22, 2011

A year ago, the announcement of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg's $100 million gift to Newark public schools was held in a hotel ballroom, replete with TV cameras and visiting dignitaries.


Do You Love Your New Jersey Town?

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

WNYC senior reporter Bob Hennelly, NJ Spotlight's John MooneyBaristanet's Debra Galant and NJTV reporter David Cruz will join Brian to lead a discussion about New Jersey towns. What do the state’s hundreds and hundreds of municipalities mean to New Jersey hearts and minds, and what do they mean for governance and economics?

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Education and Bullying in New Jersey

Monday, August 15, 2011

John Mooney, education writer and co-founder of, discusses the new Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights and how No Child Left Behind waivers will affect New Jersey.

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New Jersey Budget

Friday, July 01, 2011

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie averted a shutdown of state government by axing $900 million from the budget Democrats handed him late last night. John Mooney, education writer and co-founder of, discusses the latest news and what it means for the Garden State.

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Tri-State Roundup

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Azi Paybarah, politics reporter for the New York Observer, discusses Governor Cuomo and New York State political dealmaking. Then, John Dankosky, news director at WNPR and host of Where We Live, discusses whether unions and Governor Malloy will be able to agree on a budget. Then, Mike Kelly, columnist at The Record of New Jersey, discusses how the NJN transfer to WNET was allowed by the legislature--and the politics of it.                         

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New Jersey School Board Elections

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

John Mooney, education writer and co-founder of, discusses the elections occurring tomorrow in New Jersey and compares this years' elections with the same elections last year.

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