John Mooney
John Mooney
NJ Spotlight

Before founding NJ Spotlight in 2009, John Mooney covered education in New Jersey for 15 years as a reporter for The Newark Star-Ledger and The Bergen Record and as a contributing writer for The New York Times. He has won numerous state and national awards, including honors from the Education Writers Association and the American Society of News Editors. John also has spoken at conferences and other events regarding school issues facing New Jersey and the role of education journalism. He lives in Montclair, N.J.

Posts by: John Mooney

Fine Print: School Guidance for Novel Coronavirus

Fine Print: School Guidance for Novel Coronavirus

John Mooney | Jan 30, 2020

State departments of health and education move to address questions and reassure staff and students there is no immediate danger in New Jersey
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Spotlight on: Education
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Spotlight on: Education

Joanna Gagis and John Mooney | May 24, 2019

A Paterson school that's over 100 years old is in desperate need of repairs, but the authority charged with funding school capital projects may run out of funding itself.