Social-Emotional Learning

New Jersey Parent Begs Murphy To Permit Option of Virtual Learning During Pandemic

Anamika Roy-Choudhury lives in Bridgewater and has two children in public district schools. She is a member of a large…

4 days ago

Five Tips for Parents As Children Return to In-Person Instruction

Julie Mower is Executive Director of The Phoenix Center, an accredited non-profit, private school that serves nearly 140 students ages 5-21…

2 weeks ago

ANSWERED: How Can You Keep Your Kids on Track During COVID?

As children return to school after an unprecedented year of learning disruption, we face huge challenges in getting students back…

1 month ago

Local Union Places a Coffin With an Image of a Dead Body in Front of This Elementary School

Children arriving for their second day of school at Lincoln Elementary School in Edison were greeted by a funeral casket…

1 month ago

NJ Education Department: Schools Must Heal Emotional Trauma Before Addressing Learning Loss

Yesterday the New Jersey Department of Education (DOE) held its third annual Statewide Equity Conference, with an emphasis on providing…

2 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

5 Ways a Therapy Dog Can Make a Difference for Children on the Autism Spectrum

Lauren Martini, Occupational Therapist  at The Phoenix Center (an accredited non-profit, private school that serves nearly 140 students ages 5-21…

3 months ago

Newark Student: ‘Covid Turned Me Into a Mental Health Activist and My School Listened’

Dashawn Sheffield, a rising 11th-grader at Uncommon Schools' North Star Academy Washington Park High School in Newark, explains why he…

4 months ago

How Much Money Is Your School District Getting From D.C. to Help Kids Get Back on Track?

On March 11th, 2021, President Joe Biden signed into law the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), a $1.9 trillion “emergency…

5 months ago

NJ Superintendent Asks Gov. Murphy to Allow Students to Forgo Masks in Schools; NJEA Leaders Say ‘No’

After Central Regional Superintendent Triantafillos Parlapanides sent a letter to Gov. Phil Murphy asking him to rescind the order that…

5 months ago