June 8, 2023

JAMES: Three Reasons Why Newark Voters Don’t Show Up For School Board Elections

On April 25th, Newark voters had a chance to select their representatives for our city’s Board of Education and whether or not to approve next […]
June 1, 2023

Newark School Board Celebrates Its Custodian Pipeline for Students with Disabilities

In 1989, the Walking the Path pilot program was developed to transition students with special needs at John F. Kennedy (JFK) High School into custodial worker roles […]
May 25, 2023

Newark Parents’ Support For City Charter Schools Continues Upward Trend

The New Jersey Children’s Foundation released a new poll from Public Opinion Strategies, one of the nation’s leading public opinion political research firms, showing support […]
May 24, 2023

Newark School District Is Using Taxpayer Money To Claw Back a Crumbling Building—But It Won’t Say How Much

Journalist Therese Jacob first published this in TapintoNewark. The Newark Board of Education recently bought back a dilapidated school building in the city that the […]
May 23, 2023

New Poll: Most Newark Voters Want Better District Schools and More Charter Schools

A new poll from the nonprofit New Jersey Children’s Foundation found that 70% of voters in Newark believe the city’s public schools “need to change.” The […]
May 22, 2023

District Hype Aside, 88% of Newark Students Who Need Tutoring Are AWOL: ‘Raheem Can’t Read’

Newark students have suffered considerable learning loss from school closings and remote instruction during the pandemic, with only 19 % of third-grade district students passing […]