College and Career Readiness

What’s Up With the Optics of the Old White Lawyer Denying School Choice To the Black Mom?

NJ Spotlight News has a fine video up today that sheds some light on the Murphy Administration’s rejections of expansion…

5 months ago

First-Gen Rutgers Grad Has Five Tips on Mentorship: First, It Takes a Village

Andrej Gjorgiev is a first-generation immigrant and graduate of Rutgers University-Newark’s Class of 2021. He is currently a Program Manager…

6 months ago

New Jersey Public Charter School Students Receive Full Four Year Scholarships to Top Colleges!

Seven students who will be graduating from New Jersey charter schools this spring received full four-year scholarships to attend some…

6 months ago

COMMENTARY: New Jersey Educators Need a New Role Model and They’ve Got One in David Banks

The whole goal here is to prepare kids to be able to be college and workforce ready. A lot of…

7 months ago

ANALYSIS: NJ Ed Department’s Proposal for Dumbed-Down Tests Is 64 Floor Redux

Two years ago, under the leadership of Phil Murphy's Education Commissioner Lamont Repollet, the State Board of Education voted 12-1…

7 months ago

SCOOP: Murphy’s Ed Department Gives Up on Student Success After High School

Yesterday the State Board of Education convened to hear a presentation from the Murphy Administration’s Department of Education on the…

7 months ago

Newark Magnet School Partners with Howard University

In a partnership that marks the first of its kind, Newark Public Schools by way of University High School, will…

8 months ago

Q and A: You Won’t Retain Black Teachers Without Transforming Your School Culture

New Jersey badly lacks teachers of color and the cost is borne by Black and Brown children. If a Black…

8 months 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…

9 months ago

SANTIAGO: How Camden’s LEAP Academy Embraced an ‘Urgent Mindset’ and Successfully Stemmed Student Learning Loss During COVID

Gloria Bonilla-Santiago is the Founder and Board Chair of the LEAP Academy University Charter School in Camden, New Jersey. She is also…

1 year ago