Newark

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

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…

3 weeks ago

New Poll: Newark Parents Support Mask/Vaccine Mandates but Share ‘Widespread Concern’ About in-Person Learning

Project Ready, the Newark-based social justice and advocacy group, just released a new poll as Newark students return to in-person…

1 month 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 month ago

KIPP Newark Students and Teachers Celebrate School Reopenings With Groceries, Vaccines, Rental Help, and Supplies!

After a year and a half of virtual/hybrid learning, Newark students are preparing to go back to the classroom. Outside…

2 months 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…

2 months ago

Everything You Need to Know About Murphy’s School Mask Mandate

On Friday afternoon in East Brunswick, Gov. Phil Murphy issued an Executive Order requiring all pre-k through 12th grade students…

2 months ago

ANALYSIS: ‘No Remote Instruction in September,’ Murphy Declared. Is That About to Change?

Gov. Phil Murphy and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio have marched in lock-step during the COVID-19 pandemic, whether…

3 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

UPDATE: After Murphy’s ‘Strong Recommendation’ on Masking, Are Districts Changing Policies?

Yesterday Gov. Phil Murphy “strongly recommended” that people wear masks indoors. His public statement came after the Centers for Disease…

3 months ago