Newark Public Schools

Newark Celebrates New Vo-Tech Renovation

On Wednesday, February 2nd, Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. was joined by Governor Phil Murphy at the opening…

33 mins ago

VIDEO: Newark Families Demand to Be Heard on School Board’s Secret Negotiations With Superintendent

NJER TV’s new video examines the outrage of Newark families who have been gaslighted and ignored by both the Newark…

4 days ago

MORRISON: Newark Schools Are Back in Crisis While the Board Rewards the Superintendent. Let’s Do This Instead.

Jasmine Morrison is a Newark parent whose children attend public schools in the city. She runs a Newark-based parent advocacy…

6 days ago

ANALYSIS: Newark Residents Get Gaslighted While (Most of) Their School Board Bows to Superintendent Leon

What happened at last night's Newark School Board meeting? The Board of Education plowed ahead with a clandestine renewal of…

1 week ago

ROSENKRANS: We Can Love Our Kids and Teachers While Urgently Addressing Learning Loss–Especially in Newark

Kyle Rosenkrans is Executive Director of New Jersey Children's Foundation. The COVID-19 pandemic and resulting lock-downs wreaked havoc on the…

2 weeks ago

MCCLOUD: Newark School Board Gave the Superintendent A Secret Sweetheart Deal But It’s Not Too Late To Fix It

Shennell McCloud is CEO of Project Ready, a Newark-based nonprofit that works to increase voting in the city. Revelations that…

2 weeks ago

Is Newark’s School Board Taking Lessons from Asbury Park as It Dismisses Parent Voices and the Rule of Law?

Newark Board of Education members and Superintendent Roger Leon are making national news—at least on social media—for a secret deal…

2 weeks ago

ANALYSIS: A New Twist in Newark Superintendent’s Scheme To Smother Growth of City Charter Schools

Newark Superintendent Roger Leon is on a crusade to suffocate the city’s charter school sector, despite its “best in the…

4 weeks ago

Dear NJ Taxpayers: Did You Know You’re Financing Newark School District’s Land Grab?

The Newark Board of Education has paid over one million dollars in legal fees since last June as it continues…

1 month ago

Newark School Board Loses Its Battle To Force Teachers to Use Sick Days When Isolating From Covid–Plus, A Look Back

While Covid-19 was devastating schools, the Newark Board of Education decided to require teachers to use their sick days when…

2 months ago