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New Jersey has engaged in creating a new kind of education for the 1.35 million children in the public schools. This series takes a look at the new efforts to change the shape of education. It starts with the adoption of the Common Core, a national curriculum focused on teaching children how to problem solve and think.

Ethics in Education
Anthony J. Gray, Esq., President and CEO of Institute for Global Ethics shares his thoughts on Common Core and standardized testing. He also contemplates the story of Princeton University neuroscience professor, Dr. Michael Graziano. Dr. Graziano’s six year son has a disability called apraxia, but Princeton Public School educators accused the first grader of sexual deviancy. (2014)

Anthony J. Gray, Esq., President and CEO of Institute for Global Ethics

Equity in Education
Laura Waters, writer for NJSpotlight.com, shares with us her insights into how New Jersey is one of the most educationally segregated states in the nation. (2014)

Laura Waters, writer for NJSpotlight.com.

Education Reform in Newark, NJ – Parents can choose between charter and traditional public schools (2014)
John Mooney, founder and education writer for NJSpotlight.com, discuss Newark, NJ’s education reform.

One Newark – a Controversial Online System for Parents to Freely Choose Charter and Traditional Public Schools

Recent Research on the Efficacy of Math Fact Memorization(2014)
Dr. Bay Williams, Board Member of NCTM and Ms. Garza-Kling

Recent Research on the Efficacy of Math Fact Memorization

Is the Common Core Developmentally Appropriate(2014)
Joan Almon, Founder of Alliance for Childhood, former Co-chair of Waldorf Early Childhood Association of North America

Is the Common Core Developmentally Appropriate? from Education Roundtable on Vimeo.

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Is there dichotomy between art, science and math? (2014)
Dr. Ed Belbruno, NASA, Boeing and Princeton University researcher

Dr. Ed Belbruno from Education Roundtable on Vimeo.

Gifted Students, Part 1(2014)
Dr. Don Ambrose, Editor of the Roeper Review
James Maher, Assistant Head of School at The Cambridge School, Pennington, NJ
Gifted Children, Twice Exceptional Children from Education Roundtable on Vimeo.
Gifted Students, Part 2(2014)
Dr. Don Ambrose, Editor of the Roeper Review
James Maher, Assistant Head of School at The Cambridge School, Pennington, NJ
Gifted Children, Twice Exceptional Children from Education Roundtable on Vimeo.
Montessori Foundation(2013)
Tim Seldin, President, The Montessori Foundation
The Montessori Foundation from Education Roundtable on Vimeo.
United Opt Out (2013)
Dr. Tim Slekar, Ph.D., Dean of the School of Education at Edgewood College (Madison, Wisconsin)
Dr. Morna McDermott, Ph.D., Teacher and Teacher Educator
United Opt Out from Education Roundtable on Vimeo.
National Association for the Education of Young Children (2013)
Dr. Barbara Willer, Ph.D., Deputy Executive Director
Universal Preschool from Education Roundtable on Vimeo.
Mercer County Technical Schools (2013)
Dr. Kimberly Schneider, Superintendent
Bethany Andrade, MSW
Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools Gold Medal, U.S. News and World Report (2013)
Paul Munoz, Assistant Superintendent
Dr. Linda Russo, Principal of Middlesex County of Academy for Science, Mathematics and Engineering Technologies
Biotechnology High
Ranked #8 in the nation by U.S. News and World Report (2013)
Dr. Linda Eno, Principal
Pankti Kothari, Senior
William Wang, Senior
High Technology High of Monmouth County
Ranked #12 in the nation by U.S. News and World Report (2012)

Kevin Bals, Principal
Middlesex County’s Academy of Allied Health and Biomedical Sciences (2013)
Alex Guzman, Principal
Sasha Lavinsky
Art Education in New Jersey (2012)
Robert Morrison, Founder of Quadrant Arts Education Research, recipient of Emmy and Peabody awards
2012 New Jersey High School Rankings
Ken Schlager, Editor of New Jersey Monthly Magazine
Common Core Part 1 (2012)
Dr. Janine Caffrey, Superintendant of Perth Amboy
Dr. Don Ambrose, Professor of Graduate Studies at Rider University
Common Core Part 2
A New Education – Critical Thinking (2012)
Professor Andreas Schleicher, Deputy Director for Education and Special Advisor on Education Policy to the OECD’s Secretary-General

Education Reform and Social Reform

Paul Thomas of Furman University wrote “Many of these issues of social and educational inequity receive some political and public consideration, but one aspect of inequity remains ignored: The rise of de facto educational segregation, notably in the South.” This series takes a look at how educators at the grassroots level engage in social reform, and what they are doing to promote it.

Cesar Chavez Blood Drive (2013)
Glen Galindo, Founder of Migrant Students Foundation
Daria Wells, Junior at The College of New Jersey

The Achievement Gap – NCLB Subgroups

New Jersey received a waiver for No Child Left Behind. This series looks at how the waiver may affect assessments and the successes and challenges of each NCLB subgroup.

The Rationale Behind the NCLB Subgroups – What is Race and Ethnicity?
Ligia Jaquez, New York Region Assistant Regional Director of the United States Census Bureau
NCLB Black Students (2012)Dr. Alejandro Brice, 2012-2014 Chair of the Multicultral Issues Board of American Speech Language Hearing Association
Gifted Students and overlap with NCLB Special Education Students (2012)
Dr. Don Ambrose, Graduate Professor of Rider University
NCLB Migrant Students (2012)
Glen Galindo, Ed.M, Founder and Executive Director of Migrant Student Foundation
NCLB Limited English Proficiency Students Part 1 (2012)
Dr. Alejandro Brice, 2012-2014 Chair of American Speech Language Hearing Association Multicultural Issues Board
Dr. Mahchid Namazi, Assistant Professor, School of Communication Disorders and Deafness of Kean University
Patricia J. Murray, M.A., LDT/C
Continuation of Limited English Proficiency : NCLB LEP Part 2
NCLB Black and Latino Students (2012)
Raymond Broach, Superintendent of Trenton Public Schools
NCLB Native American Students (2012)Dr. Tarajean Yazzie-Mintz, Program Officer of Wakanyeja (“Sacred Little Ones”) preschool program.
NCLB Asian Students (2012)  – Part 1
Joy Zhao, Dean of Academics at YinHwa International School
Dr. Bonnie Liao, Founder of Princeton International Academy Charter School
Dr. Ved Chaudhary, Coordinator of Collective Leadership of National Asian American PAC.
NCLB Asian Students – Part 2
NCLB Female Students (2012)
Dr. Patricia Fagin, Head of School of Stuart Country Day School of the Sacred Heart
NCLB Male students (2012)
Mr. Olen Kalkus, Headmaster Princeton Academy of the Sacred Heart
NCLB Hispanic, Economic Disadvantage and Limited English Proficiency subgroups
Dr. Janine Caffrey, Superintendant of Perth Amboy Public Schools
Assessments (2012)
Dr. Samuel Stewart, Mercer Executive County Superintendent
Bonnie Lehet, Princeton Public Schools’ Assistant Superintendent forCurrculum and Instruction

High Technology High of Monmouth County – Ranked #12 in the nation by U.S. News and World Report (2012) Kevin Bals, Principal

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