J2 Content – Perspectives

A varied collection of thoughts on education and parenting

If You Only Knew

Last week was the end of a long school year. And as I head into the summer, I keep asking myself ‘did it really matter?’ Next year’s class lists are all set, pending the results of state examinations. Barring any surprises, I could tell you who will be in my classroom, who will be in…. read more

Vote in Your School Elections

Today, all across New Jersey, school budgets and school board memberships are being voted upon. Our position regarding the current elections here in NJ, and for all states, is that the most practical vote is a vote FOR the budget. What the average voter does not realize is that the majority of the money spent…. read more

I’d Take a Veteran Teacher Over a Younger Teacher

Let me say right off the bat that I am 37 years old and have been teaching for 13 years. I consider myself to be neither “young” nor “old” – I’m right in the middle. Now that that’s out of the way, I feel a need to say that younger teachers are overrated. I’m not…. read more

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