Mark Weber

Mark Weber is a New Jersey public school teacher, parent, taxpayer, and New Jersey Education Association member who blogs under the

name Jersey Jazzman. Read more at and

Has "reform" helped the students of New Orleans? Does the data show that school effectiveness has improved following Katrina? Is the conversion of the city's school district into a "portfolio" system a model for the rest of the nation? If yo... Read more

Public School Shakedown

It’s become difficult for Christie to continue to blame his failures on teachers and their unions; and yet, like a reflex, he falls back on teacher-bashing whenever he senses he’s in trouble. Image credit: David Weigel of Bloomberg Politics Read more

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