Parent Engagement

Testa and Barranco Unveil Parents’ Bill of Rights Legislation

(This is a press release.) A pair of Republican legislators today unveiled their legislation to ensure that the parents of…

5 days ago

Newark Public Charter Finds the Formula: Parent Engagement + Student Achievement = Success

Jamira Watkins, Cheryl McCants and Sonia Alleyne are members of Impact Consulting Enterprises. Roseville Community Charter School (RCC), located in…

2 months ago

If Schools Can Build on the Flexibility and Creativity Driven By the Pandemic, Our Students Will Thrive

Learning can and should happen anytime, anywhere. After what we’ve learned over the past 15 months, we have the chance…

11 months ago

I Nearly Broke My Back But My Kid’s In A Program

Dear readers, my writing is sparse this week and here’s why: On Tuesday morning, for the first time in six…

2 years ago

Ten Ways to Be All In Like Jon Snow This Year.

This is a guest post by Mark Joseph, a sixth-grade math teacher at KIPP Rise Academy in Newark, where he…

3 years ago

Guess Who’s Coming to Next Weekend’s NJ Parent Summit?

I’ve been eagerly anticipating next weekend’s New Jersey Parent Summit,  an annual conference organized by the Newark-based non-profit Project Ready.…

3 years ago

Citing Turnout, This Camden Parent Leader Salutes November School Board Elections

Bryan Morton is Executive Director of Parents for Great Camden Schools, which seeks to "empower, mobilize and strengthen the voice…

3 years ago

Voices from the NJ Parent Summit: Erica Explains It All!

Meet Erica Beverett of Lumberton, New Jersey. A Head Start teacher in Trenton, Erica is attending the NJ Parent Summit…

4 years ago

It’s Time for the Third Annual NJ Parent Summit!

Today I head for Mt. Laurel, where 250 parents hailing from all over the state -- Atlantic City, Camden, Jersey…

4 years ago

The “Virtuous Circle” in Camden: Positive Progress Yields Community Support

Bryan Morton, Executive Director of Great Camden Schools, has an op-ed in the Courier Post that traces the arc of…

4 years ago