Author Archive for Staff Report

Critics claim PARCC wastes time, resources




After Gov. Christie Christie and Commissioner of Education David Hespe held a press conference to discuss this year’s PARCC (Partnership for the Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers) test scores, the state’s largest teachers’ union called the expensive standardized…

Jamie Fox Charged in Bribery Scheme




Former New Jersey Transportation Commissioner James P. “Jamie” Fox, who was a paid consultant and lobbyist for the Chicago-based parent company of United Airlines Inc., has been charged in a criminal complaint with conspiring to commit bribery. The government accused…

Disgraceful campaign of 2016 continues




Republican Donald Trump spent the weekend tangling with the grieving family of slain Army Captain Humayun Kahn, whose parents appeared at the Democratic National Convention, while Hillary Clinton was campaigning in Pittsburgh with billionaire Mark Cuban. The Army officer’s father, Khizr…