Newark

Attention New Jersey Parents: This Deadline is Looming

Justine Kattouf is a Maplewood student with profound autism; Covid-school closures and subsequent remote learning were a disaster for him.…

5 days ago

Newark School Board Loses Its Battle To Force Teachers to Use Sick Days When Isolating From Covid–Plus, A Look Back

While Covid-19 was devastating schools, the Newark Board of Education decided to require teachers to use their sick days when…

7 days ago

As Taxpayers, We Need To Pay Attention to Newark Before the State Does!

When I talk about how much money Newark Public Schools spends each year, people are surprised. How, they ask, can…

2 weeks ago

Great Oaks Legacy Charter School Kicks off 2022 Shop Newark Campaign

High Performing Newark Charter Network Educating Over 2,000 Students Makes Annual Commitment To Support Local Newark & Minority-Owned Businesses this…

2 weeks ago

Newark Superintendent Promised to Fix the Chronic Absenteeism Problem. New Data Shows He Hasn’t.

More than half of our students were rarely absent at 50.7%. That’s Rochanda Jackson, executive director of Newark schools’ Office…

2 weeks ago

Her Future is In the Hands of Murphy’s Education Department #LetMeLearn

In New Jersey, 20,000 students are on wait lists for public charter schools. Meanwhile, the Murphy Administration has reversed seven…

2 weeks ago

Newark Superintendent Is Advising School Board Members to Lie to the State

Just when you think Newark Public Schools District can’t get any more dysfunctional, another perversion pops up.  Example: today Chalkbeat…

3 weeks ago

Doing the Math As Newark Superintendent Fattens His Real Estate Portfolio

Newark Superintendent Roger Leon is on a spending spree, a newly-styled real estate magnate with plenty of money to burn…

3 weeks ago

JAMES: An Open Letter Asking Senate Majority Leader Teresa Ruiz to Fight For Our Children, Not Newark’s Superintendent

Dear Senator Ruiz: You are a true champion for education to children across the state – and one of the…

4 weeks ago

JAMES: Roger, You Are the Newark Superintendent. Why Are You Lying To Us?

As many of you have read over the months, I like to try to create some good trouble in Newark.…

4 weeks ago