Newark

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…

3 months 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,…

3 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…

3 months ago

US Department of Justice Investigation Reveals ‘Wide-Ranging Failures’ in Newark’s Programs for English Language Learners

The following is a press release issued yesterday by the U.S. Department of Justice, which announces a settlement between the…

3 months ago

Newark Union President Says Newark Parents Are Too Ignorant to Know if They Support Charter Schools

I’m always wary of public polls regarding educational issues, whether it be taxpayers, parents, anyone not aligned with the education…

3 months ago

Newark Public Schools Announces Free COVID Vaccine Clinics for Everyone Ages 12 and Up

Shortly after Governor Murphy announced earlier this summer that all individuals aged 12 and older who live, work, or study…

4 months ago

KIPP Newark Students and Teachers Celebrate School Reopenings With Groceries, Vaccines, Rental Help, and Supplies!

After a year and a half of virtual/hybrid learning, Newark students are preparing to go back to the classroom. Outside…

4 months ago

New Tutoring Collaboration Fills Void for Newark Students Recovering From Learning Loss

Problem:  In Newark, pandemic-induced school closures have significantly disrupted student academic progress, with only 9% of Newark students meeting state…

4 months ago

Newark Union Leader: All NJ Teachers Should Prepare for Vaccine Mandate

John Abeigon, president of the Newark Teachers Union, told district teachers today they should expect a vaccine mandate for all…

4 months ago

‘Staggering’ Learning Loss in Newark District Schools

This past spring Newark school district students took NWEA’s diagnostic MAP tests,* which measure achievement and growth in math, reading,…

4 months ago