New Jersey Children’s Foundation

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…

1 year 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

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,…

1 year 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…

1 year 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…

1 year ago

Court Upholds Newark Charter Expansions, Thwarting Attempt to ‘Kick Out Students From the Schools They Love’

Today, the NJ State Supreme Court issued a ruling upholding the Commissioner of Education’s 2016 decisions to expand seven high-performing…

1 year ago

This Newark Public School Makes It Work by Nurturing Parent Partnerships

Newark’s Roseville Community Charter School has accomplished a mighty feat: Keeping students and families engaged through the most disruptive school…

1 year ago

MYTH BUSTED: NJ Education Groups React to New Boston University Study Proving That Newark Charter Schools Do Not Push Out High-Need Students

Study Showed the Opposite Was True: Students with Special Education, English Language Learners More Likely To Stay At Newark Charter Schools…

2 years ago

‘For Progressives to Step in and Tell Newark Parents What’s Best For Their Own Children Is Plain Offensive’

Tom Moran, head of the Star-Ledger Editorial Board, looks squarely at a lawsuit currently in New Jersey State Supreme Court…

2 years ago

NJCF Statement on Education Law Center’s Legal Attack on Newark Charter School Families

This is a press release from the New Jersey Children's Foundation.* At risk today is the fate of 8,500 children…

2 years ago