Opinion

Don’t Destroy Public Schools

As a former teacher, school administrator, and educational researcher, I am concerned that a competitive business model that includes merit pay and teacher evaluations based on standardized tests will not translate into improving public schools.

Pretty Shoddy Journalism

Regarding your headline article from April 1, 2011, “Quijano’s Connections Questioned,” nowhere in the article does it actually say what those questions are. It also fails to report who is asking these questions.

Voice of the People: Brown Noser

By James J. Devine

Unless Linden Councilman Peter Brown learns to play fair, act responsibly, work together or show respect he is going to have a short life in government, but apparently the 28-year-old politician believes the key to longevity is serving power brokers, party bosses and his rather sizable ego.