Low-Income Students

COMMENTARY: Nikole Hannah-Jones Needs a History Lesson on School Choice

https://twitter.com/nhannahjones/status/1446212919948156935 That’s Nikole Hannah-Jones, of the New York Times and 1619 Project, tweeting last week about “school choice advocates” who,…

3 days ago

Ciattarelli’s Da Bomb on the Brian Lehrer Show

The New Jersey Democratic State Committee is gleefully touting gubernatorial candidate Jack Ciattarelli's interview yesterday with WNYC's Brian Lehrer, claiming…

2 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…

3 weeks ago

EXPLAINER: That $2.6 Billion Pandemic Relief Money for NJ Schools is Driven by Title 1. So What Is Title I?

When national politicians and lobbyists argue we should spend more money on K-12 education, they’re almost always talking about increasing…

2 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,…

2 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…

3 months ago

LILLEY: Does NJEA Care About Learning Loss for Minority and Low-Income Students?

Remote learning during the pandemic has indeed taken its toll on NJ students. The New Jersey Globe reported that based on interim…

4 months ago

COMMENTARY: Are Lakewood School District Students Still Getting ‘Cheated’?

Last week at its public meeting the Lakewood Board of Education approved a long list of out-of-district placements for students…

4 months ago

Trenton Charter School Students Steam Ahead Through Pandemic

Bellwether Education Partners, a national nonprofit focused on dramatically changing education and life outcomes for underserved children, has been assisting…

4 months ago

New Poll: 83 Percent of Low-Income New Jersey Parents Want High-Quality Tutoring Through Federal Stimulus Funds

As the New Jersey Department of Education recently announced grant amounts to school districts from the American Rescue Plan, Newark-based non-profit Project…

5 months ago