BREAKING: Chaos in Elizabeth As Community Calls Out Racism

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Laura Waters

Last night’s Elizabeth Board of Education meeting was raucous and chaotic, coming on the heels of explosive accusations by a…

‘Doing Less Was Not an Option.’ How One New Jersey Charter School Kept Kids Learning No Matter What.

Note: Achievers Early College Prep is one of seven high-performing public charters with previously-approved expansions that the Murphy Administration's Education…

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As Murphy ‘Relentlessly Assaults’ Charter Schools, Reviewers Take Note

The Center for Education Reform, a non-profit dedicated to expanding educational opportunities, just released its 2022 rankings of states' charter…

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Camden Education Fund Leads Collaborative Celebration of Student Success

Last week the Camden Education Fund collaborated with Camden City, the traditional school district, and charter and renaissance schools to…

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EXPLAINER: What Is the Charter Schools Program and Why Are Equity Advocates So Angry With Biden?

Today thousands of Americans are gathered in Washington D.C., protesting the Biden Administraton's gutting of a 37-year law called the…

5 days ago

Newark Mom Charges School Aide With Beating Her 7-Year-Old and Pushing Him Down a Flight of Stairs

Last month, say new charges, a teacher's aide assigned to students with disabilities pushed a seven-year-old boy down a flight…

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We Don’t Trust The State or Local School Boards To Get Sex Education Right. Is This the Answer?

More than half of Americans do not trust the federal government and don't think it helps people like them, says…

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BOOKER: Support My Proposal To Raise Teacher Salaries, Especially Those Who Work in High-Poverty Schools

Cory Booker was elected to the U.S. Senate in 2013 and is serving his second term. He was Mayor of…

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Trenton City Council President Challenges Teacher Pay and Poor Schools

Many committee meetings become heated at times, with members vying for face time and soundbites. Then there’s Trenton City Council--one…

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Newark Public Charter Finds the Formula: Parent Engagement + Student Achievement = Success

Jamira Watkins, Cheryl McCants and Sonia Alleyne are members of Impact Consulting Enterprises. Roseville Community Charter School (RCC), located in…

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