Newark

Newark Teacher Union President Tells Black School Board Member She ‘Cannot Serve Two Masters’

A’Dorian Murray-Thomas is a Newark School Board member with a remarkable history. At the ripe old age of 23, this…

5 days ago

Newark Father and Political Hopeful Launches Petition Demanding Newark Shares Plan for Federal Spending

Oscar James of Newark Truth has launched a campaign demanding that Newark City Public Schools reveal its plans for spending…

1 week ago

Newark Families: ‘This Lunch Sh*t is Not Even Cooked and It’s Cold’

A lot of kids at school don’t eat lunch because it’s not good. It’s times where it’s so bad you…

2 weeks ago

For the Murphy Administration, Students With Disabilities Are an Afterthought

In New Jersey-and elsewhere--students with disabilities are an afterthought during pandemic schooling. Take 14-year-old Maryah Santos of Newark, whose cognitive…

4 weeks ago

In Newark, Braven is Moving the Needle on New Jersey’s ‘Stubborn Racial Wealth Gap’

New Jersey has one of the most stubborn racial wealth gaps in the United States, according to the New Jersey…

4 weeks ago

Newark Schools Hide COVID Spread From Families as ‘Teachers Work in Fear’

In June 2020 Newark Superintendent Roger León announced that “99.8% of Newark students were present for each day of remote…

1 month ago

University Heights Charter School Opens New Facility in Downtown Newark

University Heights Charter School (UHCS) has just announced that it is relocating its Junior High School and Central Office to…

1 month ago

New Poll: Newark Parents Support Mask/Vaccine Mandates but Share ‘Widespread Concern’ About in-Person Learning

Project Ready, the Newark-based social justice and advocacy group, just released a new poll as Newark students return to in-person…

1 month ago

Newark Public Charter Schools Announce 2021-2022 Reopening ‘Compact’ To Guarantee Safety, High Expectations, and Transparency

As the new school year begins, Newark public charter schools just announced a collective COVID-19 safety pledge to parents, staff,…

2 months ago

Don’t Worry Newark, Nothing Has Changed…. And I Sure Ain’t Done!

As many of you may remember, I started this blog for really one reason — like so many other Newark…

2 months ago