On Monday, Gov. Phil Murphy ended the regular COVID testing requirement for unvaccinated teachers, child care workers, among others.
Newark’s virtual reality program pays students to work in the metaverse, learn how to code, and develop their own realities as part of the city’s six-week summer youth jobs program.
A former sourcing analyst for the Newark Board of Education is accusing her bosses, including district upper management, of harassing her and discrimination that resulted in her being fired.
After another year of learning disruptions, families of students with autism say the summer program at Nassan’s Place has helped them form a community and receive much-needed services.
Some families are scrambling to pay unexpected costs, and worry about where their children will go to school next year, after the state closed University Heights Charter School.
The Newark school board approved the 10 promotions in June.
Jessica Tavares says students are more willing to try their best when they can be themselves.
Under new guidance, teachers and attendance monitors can provide the causes for absences, including crisis or bereavement.
Superintendent Roger León said the recommended changes seek to educate, not punish students.
Newark previously asked for dozens of schools, but the state only built eight.
District officials hope the pay increase will attract new teachers and boost morale among current teachers.
Police say they searched schools for explosives, but superintendent denies bomb threat.
Moves run counter to Newark’s goal of having more men of color as school leaders.
Black-white segregation rate is three times the national average
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Acting Education Commissioner Angelica Allen-McMillan defends sex ed guidelines that were revised in 2020.
“We expect great things from you,” she told students.
New Jersey’s racial gaps are larger than the national average.
The district gave students and staff rapid tests to take at home before returning to school after spring break.
Race results also show another year of low turnout.
Group backing 3 Newark school board candidates who are also supported by city politicians reaps vast majority of political contributions.
Seven candidates are vying for three spots in an election also featuring the district’s tax levy.
Other priorities include staff training, classroom supplies, and technology.
The district is short more than 100 teachers and is looking for various ways to fill vacancies.
Seven candidates running for three seats on the Newark Board of Education discussed their views on learning loss, mental health, and school budget priorities.
Call comes after tests show most Newark students are academically off track
Mis papás hablan español; mi hermano de 8 años habla inglés. ¿Por qué no hay libros que ellos puedan disfrutar juntos?
Mid-year data underscores “the magnitude of the losses” for student learning
The proposed spending plan is supported largely by a potential $1.04 billion in state aid.
My parents speak Spanish; my 8-year-old brother speaks English. Why aren’t there children’s books they can enjoy together?
An advocacy group’s report points to lack of bilingual staff and COVID as big issues.
Decision to make students learn remotely comes after walkout over discipline, Black teacher departures
Advocacy groups are suing the state in a bid to make assessments public.
Students at North Star Academy said some Black students are unhappy at the school, and some Black teachers have left.
Talena Lachelle Queen focuses on love in her classroom and infuses poetry in her language arts class.
The site has information about 185 Newark schools, including traditional, charter, and private.
Gov. Phil Murphy’s proposal would give Newark more than $1 billion in state aid.
Right now, only a small share of students are able to use the program.
Nearly four years after families and advocates filed a lawsuit saying New Jersey schools are unlawfully segregated, a judge is set to decide whether the state must remedy the situation.
‘Separate was never equal’: Newark activist Junius Williams on segregation, Black history, and resistance
A veteran of the Civil Rights Movement and a Newark organizer and historian, Williams spoke about his life and the ongoing fights over Black history and school integration.
After University Heights Charter School defaulted on a loan, a bank says the school must be put under receivership or it could face foreclosure.
The national teachers union hopes the stipends will help keep students in the program.