New Jersey Children’s Foundation

NJ Children’s Foundation Announces Grant To Send Newark Third and Fourth-Graders To Junior Olympics!

The New Jersey Children's Foundation announced today that it would provide a $10,000 grant to KIPP Life Academy, ensuring its…

2 months ago

VIDEO: Newark Non-Profits Join Hands To Battle Student Learning Loss

The research is clear: if school districts are serious about helping students recover from learning loss due to pandemic-interrupted schooling,…

3 months ago

In Newark, Public Charters Lift All Boats–and Here’s the Proof

Earlier this week the Newark Municipal Council Education Committee quizzed Superintendent Roger León about district student learning loss; meanwhile an…

4 months ago

In Newark This Weekend: Free In-Person School Fair Will Help Families Choose the Best School For Their Children

My Schools Newark announced today that it will host a school fair this Saturday, May 21st, from 10am-2pm at Military…

4 months ago

PETRILLI, GRIFFITH, ROSENKRANS: Gov. Murphy, Listen To the Evidence and Let Newark Charters Expand

Michael J. Petrilli is the president of the Thomas B. Fordham Institute. David Griffith is the institute’s associate director for…

5 months ago

COMMENTARY: The Dog Ate Our Homework, Says Murphy’s Ed Department, and Here’s What’s Missing

Chalkbeat's Patrick Wall, an excellent reporter who covers Newark, has a piece today that delves into a set of segregation…

6 months ago

A Tweet-Thread To Gov. Murphy Re: His Decision To Prioritize Politics Over Newark Students and Families

Monday: @PhilMurphyNJ: “If it’s a high-quality top performing school, regardless of what school it is…we’ve never, ever, ever been, ‘Hell…

8 months ago

New Newark Poll: Voters Strongly Support Charters But Many Think Education in Newark Is On the ‘Wrong Track’

Every year for the past three years New Jersey Children’s Foundation* has commissioned the progressive polling firm Change Research to…

9 months ago

Q&A: Meet the Team Behind the Local Foundation Pushing for Educational Innovation

Three years ago Kyle Rosenkrans, a first-generation college graduate, civil rights lawyer, law professor, and public policy advocate, founded the…

11 months ago

COMMENTARY: Head of NJ Public Radio Wishes She Could Press ‘Unsend’ on Charter-Bashing Email

Last week Mike Lilley of Sunlight Policy Foundation of New Jersey reported on how the New Jersey Education Association had…

1 year ago