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School Bus Standards
About 70 percent of the 20,300 school buses in New Jersey failed motor-vehicle inspections last year, according to state transportation officials. Some failed because of minor infractions, but four in 10 had serious problems such as: faulty brakes, bald tires, and exhaust leaks.... [MORE]

The Philadelphia Inquirer
May 23, 2002


The Wal-Martization of Education
<br> <br><i>BC began publication 20 months ago with a warning that the Hard Right was pushing private school vouchers to drive a "wedge" between African Americans and public employees-- specifically, teachers unions -- and to create a bought-and-paid-for, "alternative" Black political leadership. The two-pron... [MORE]



New Scheme to Sell Suburbanites on School Vouchers: Scaring Whites with Taxes & Fears of Minority Influx

E-3 and its rich masters now offer vouchers as a safety valve to contain minorities in the inner cities.

The “surveys” arrived like toxin-tainted envelopes on the desks of 191 school district superintendents across New Jersey. The Wal-Mart family-funded school vouchers outfit E-3-- Excellence in... [MORE]

The Black Commentator


How a $100M Facebook Donation for Neoliberal School Reform Sparked a Grassroots Uprising in Newark
<br><b>Ohanian Comment:</b> Buy Dale Russakoff's book. And you can read <i>The New Yorker</i> articles on which it is based <a href="http://susanohanian.org/outrage_fetch.php?id=2000"> here</a> and <a href="http://susanohanian.org/outrage_fetch.php?id=2001"> here</a>. <... [MORE]

— Amy Goodwin, Juan Gonzalez, & Dale Russakoff
Democracy Now

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    State exam asks N.J. 3rd graders to write essay on secret they had kept
    <br><span class="red"><b>Ohanian Comment:</b> NOTE: Susan Engel is at Williams College, not Williams University. We have <a href="http://susanohanian.org/outrage_fetch.php?id=603"> encountered her before</a>--and disagreed before. It seems incredible that she does not see anything wrong with... [MORE]

    The Star Ledger

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    Seven Schools in New Jersey Put on "Dangerous" List

    The New Jersey Department of Education has named seven schools to a list it has published to identify "persistently dangerous" schools, as mandated by the federal No Child Left Behind Act.

    The schools on the list, which will be published annually, will be required to notify parents within 15 days that they can ask for their childr... [MORE]

    — Maria Newman
    New York Times
    Seven Schools in New Jersey Make the 'Dangerous' List
    August 2, 2003

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    Our Children Are Being Left Behind
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    Students Take Pride in Operating Store

    Kay's Comment: Yahoo! It's good to hear about some real life skills being incorporated into special education programs instead of the same old tune of test-prep.

    In less than 30 minutes, the stuffed animals at the Howell Middle School South Husky school store were nearly sold out. Credi... [MORE]

    — Larry Hlavenka Jr.
    Staff Writer
    Tri-Town News, NJ

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