Digital Divide

A Full COVID-19 Recovery Tomorrow Means Investing in Our Kids Today

Graig Weiss is the Chief Executive Officer of Foundation Academies, a high-performing charter school network in Trenton.  For the last…

1 month ago

If Schools Can Build on the Flexibility and Creativity Driven By the Pandemic, Our Students Will Thrive

Learning can and should happen anytime, anywhere. After what we’ve learned over the past 15 months, we have the chance…

2 months ago

At North Star Academy, Summer School is a Blast

Summer school isn’t supposed to be fun. Just don’t tell that to the students and teachers at Uncommon Schools Summer…

3 months ago

New Report: New Jersey in Last Place for Nonwhite Student Access to in-School Learning

A new paper out from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirms that students in school districts that…

4 months ago

How Much Money Is Your School District Getting From D.C. to Help Kids Get Back on Track?

On March 11th, 2021, President Joe Biden signed into law the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), a $1.9 trillion “emergency…

5 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…

6 months ago

ANALYSIS: Good Intentions Aside, New Jersey Is an Inequitable ‘Tale of Two Systems’ for Children and Adults With Disabilities

Last week Paul Aronsohn, Ombudsman for New Jerseyans with intellectual or developmental disabilities and their families, submitted his annual report…

6 months ago

NJ Public Charter Schools Outline New Best Practices After One Year Of Remote Learning

As millions of children across the nation continue to be engaged in remote learning because of COVID-19, public charter schools…

6 months ago

EXPLAINER: The American Rescue Plan Gives a Huge Boost to School Funding in New Jersey

What is the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021? You may have heard it as the “second big COVID stimulus,”…

7 months ago

NJ Charter School Leaders Applaud Biden’s Plan to Upgrade Facilities and Close the Digital Divide

New Jersey public charter school leaders released statements earlier this week on the first phase of President Joe Biden's American…

7 months ago