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Rowan Student: Post-COVID Increase in Student Misbehavior Drove Her Away from Teaching as a Career. Why Is the NJEA Silent About this Problem?

Sunlight has documented the statewide, post-COVID increase in student misbehavior and in-school violence that has stretched and stressed teachers.  These problems have not gone away (here, here, and here).  Yet New Jersey’s largest teachers union,…

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CNBC Rankings Confirm NJ Is a Lousy Place To Do Business under Gov. Murphy — And It’s Getting Worse

According to CNBC, New Jersey continues to be a lousy place to do business under Gov. Murphy.  And it is getting worse. CNBC came out with its annual Top States for Doing Business and New…

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A Record Amount of Taxable Income Fled NJ in 2022: Who Will Pay for Gov. Murphy’s Unsustainable Spending?

The Wall Street Journal reported on the continuing exodus of people and money from big-government, high-tax states — including New Jersey — to smaller-government, lower-tax states.  Here is the IRS data for gains and losses…

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NJEdReport Posts Sunlight Response to the Hypocritical and Mendacious Michael “Hundreds of Millions” Gottesman

Thanks once again to NJEdReport for providing a forum for the discussion of education topics.  Always fair and even-handed, NJEdReport allowed Michael “Hundreds of Millions” Gottesman to express his (usually mendacious) views, and so they allowed…

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NJEdReport Posts Sunlight’s Blog on NJEA President Spiller Using Teachers’ Dues to Fund His Personal Ambitions

Thanks to NJEdReport for posting Sunlight’s blog on the walking conflict of interest that is Sean Spiller.  Undeterred by his various conflicts on interest in Montclair, Spiller is now using teachers’ highest-in-the-nation dues to fund…

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Star-Ledger Editorial Board Cites Sunlight Report in Scathing Editorial on Excessive Pay for NJEA Leadership

Kudos to the Star-Ledger Editorial Board for their scathing criticism of the excessive pay for NJEA leadership.  The Star-Ledger continues to publish well researched, courageous and truthful editorials about the facts of the NJEA leadership’s…

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NJEdReport Highlights and Condenses Sunlight’s Report on Excessive NJEA Leadership Pay

As always, thanks to NJEdReport for highlighting and condensing Sunlight’s recent report on the excessive compensation that NJEA leadership pays themselves.  NJEdReport has a large following, including many teachers, and we hope that these teachers…

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