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Latest Newark news
Gateway U’s Teacher Pathway Program provides local school staff with the opportunity to become eligible for full-time teaching positions.
Board president Asia Norton publicly announced her resignation in a Facebook post on Monday.
As a new school year gets underway, the Newark Police Department is struggling to fill vacant crossing guard positions. Some community groups want the department to change its application process.
The federal grant, known as Project AWARE, will support Newark in promoting healthy social and emotional learning environments and prevent violence in schools.
Our text updates will highlight major school board news and how it affects 38,000 students.
Studies have shown Newark is one of the hottest cities in the nation. With temperatures soaring into the 90s, parents are raising concerns about inoperable water fountains and no air conditioning systems in schools.
As Newark students return to class, officials are hoping summer initiatives such as high-dosage tutoring aimed at helping those who have fallen behind will improve student performance this school year.
Shabazz’s firm, Legacy Inc., “Everybody Has One,” was awarded an extra $200,000 to provide additional support for students participating in study abroad programs.
The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights reviewed 80 complaints of sexual harassment across city public schools and found some were not investigated.
The Newark Board of Education delayed its plan to hire a board attorney before the start of the school year to better understand the function of an attorney for the nine-member school board.
Two former teachers at the Newark School of Global Studies felt their “worth as a teacher and human being has been diminished” after experiencing harassment and racial hostility by students and supervisors last school year, according to legal claims.
On Thursday morning, teachers greeted students with hugs and high fives and volunteers from other KIPP New Jersey schools welcomed students getting off yellow school buses.
Growing up, masculinity meant denying vulnerability. There’s a better way.