Public Charter Schools

Education Highlights From Last Night’s Murphy-Ciattarelli Debate

Tuesday evening incumbent Democrat Phil Murphy and challenger Jack Ciattarelii duked it out at Rowan University at Glassboro for their…

2 weeks ago

Jersey Jazzman’s District Makes ‘Disgusting’ Headlines!

Mark Weber (aka Jersey Jazzman) loves to write about low-income students of color in New Jersey and how their academic…

2 weeks ago

BREAKING: Murphy Administration Approves a New Public Charter School

Late Friday the New Jersey Acting Commissioner Angelica Allen-McMillan approved a new charter application for Brilla Charter School, which will…

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…

4 weeks ago

Camden Education Fund Grants $1.23 Million to Camden Schools to Support Students with Disabilities in the COVID Era

Today the Camden Education Fund announced that it has awarded $1.23 million to public schools in Camden to build new,…

4 weeks ago

More Than One Million Parents Voted With Their Feet to Choose the Best Option For Their Family

A new report from the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools (NAPCS) finds that enrollment in district public schools dropped…

1 month ago

New Jersey Public Charter School Leaders Commend Governor Phil Murphy’s Plan for Universal Pre-K

Last week, Governor Phil Murphy announced his plan to bring universal pre-k to New Jersey. As part of that proposal,…

1 month ago

University Heights Charter School Opens New Facility in Downtown Newark

University Heights Charter School (UHCS) has just announced that it is relocating its Junior High School and Central Office to…

1 month ago

A Full COVID-19 Recovery Tomorrow Means Investing in Our Kids Today

Graig Weiss is the Chief Executive Officer of Foundation Academies, a high-performing charter school network in Trenton.  For the last…

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,…

2 months ago