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NJEA Leadership Funds Gov. Murphy’s Presidential Ambitions with New Jersey Teachers’ Highest-in-the-Nation Dues

The New Jersey Globe reported that the pro-Murphy, dark money Super PAC “Stronger Fairer Forward,” which is run by Murphy’s wife, contributed “more than $300,000” to various Democratic campaigns across the nation in this fall’s…

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JerseyCan, Urban League of Essex County Organize a Forum on NJ Learning Loss While Gov. Murphy, NJEA Remain AWOL

To the everlasting shame of Gov. Murphy and New Jersey’s largest teachers union, the NJEA, it has been left to two New Jersey non-profits, JerseyCan and the Urban League of Essex County (ULEC), to address…

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Hunterdon Central Teachers Speak Out About a School-Sponsored Drag Show. Do They Have a Voice in Today’s NJEA?

A friendly teacher sent Sunlight a copy of a letter written by a reportedly “large group” of Hunterdon Central Regional High School teachers (here’s the Hunterdon teacher letter ) criticizing their superintendent for the way a…

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While Gov. Murphy Eyes a 2024 White House Run, NJ Had the Nation’s Worst Business Climate for Every Year He’s Been in Office

As New jersey moves on from the midterms, we all need to be reminded that for the 8th year in a row, New Jersey came in dead last in the Tax Foundation‘s rankings of state…

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Daily Voice Cites to Sunlight Blog for Letter from Hunterdon Central Teachers over Drag Show

The DailyVoice cited to Sunlight’s posting of a letter written by Hunterdon Central teachers over a school-sponsored drag show.  Sunlight has learned that the letter was also read at a school board meeting.  To their credit,…

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NJEdReport Augments and Amplifies Sunlight’s Report on Teachers Being Forced to Fund Political Spending

Once again, thanks to NJEdReport for augmenting and amplifying Sunlight’s research.  NJEdReport always does an excellent job of picking out the best parts from and condensing our research — this time on how teachers have made…

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NJEdReport Reposts Sunlight’s Blog on Hunterdon Central Teachers Speaking Out About a School-Sponsored Drag Show

Thanks to NJEdReport for reposting Sunlight’s blog on the letter from Hunterdon Central teachers speaking out about a school-sponsored drag show.  The teachers decried the loss of learning time, the confusion caused by double-standards and…

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Parsippany BOE Slate of Choffo, Raia and Ferise Cites Sunlight’s Work in TapInto Parsippany

Sunlight was pleased to see that our blog on NJEA PAC’s contributions to union-friendly slates in Wayne, Sparta, Ringwood and Old Bridge was picked up by the Choffo, Raia, Ferise slate running for the Parsippany…

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