Newark Public Schools district leaders aren’t panicking. Yet a 34% drop in enrollment is cause for concern, at least as measured by the participation in
Last week news broke that Newark Superintendent Roger León had been less than honest about learning loss among the 42,000 students who attend district schools.
In an excellent piece of investigative journalism by Patrick Wall of Chalkbeat, “The pandemic set back student learning. Newark kept the data under wraps,” published in NJ
Back in March the non-profit JerseyCAN commissioned a report to quantify learning loss among New Jersey students during the pandemic. On average, New Jersey students
For certain New Jerseyans, a favorite sport is attacking New Jersey’s public charter schools. One popular move is to lambaste charters for signing leases for
JAMES: Zuckerberg’s $100 Million Has Nothing on Biden’s Grant So Tell Roger Leon It’s Time for Newark to Get Ready!
Newark is in line to potentially receive hundreds of millions of dollars between President Biden’s already-passed COVID-19 stimulus legislation and his pending infrastructure bill. That
New Study: Newark Public Charter Schools Do Not ‘Push Out’ Students With Disabilities and English Language Learners
One of the most popular soundbites one hears from those who oppose public charter schools is that they push out students with disabilities and English
Here are two press releases, one from Newark Public Schools celebrating that U.S. News & World Report ranked two of the district’s magnet schools about
Today the Education Law Center is back in court, once again fighting parents who want to have alternatives to traditional schools that, if charters, would
In my last editorial I shared my prayers for a safe return to school. But we need far more than a prayer. Today, I will