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How to help Newark students answer the question I asked in high school: ‘When will I ever use this?’
Real-world experiences for students need to be culturally relevant, so students can see themselves and their communities reflected in what they learn.
April 19, 2019
Alert: Still no explanation for delay as Newark families await school matches
April 18, 2019
Newark families are ‘on edge’ as district delays school placements without explanation
Days after missing the deadline to tell Newark families what schools their children will attend this fall, district officials have yet to explain the delay.
Meet Newark’s new school board members, whose histories inform their hopes for the district
The new board members include a mother of 10, a 23-year-old youth advocate, and a former business owner and legislative aide.
April 17, 2019
News: Newark voters elect new school board members, approve tax hike
Newark voters approve tax hike, elect school board members backed by politicians and charter advocates
Voters elected the three candidates on the Moving Newark Schools Forward slate, and approved a 2 percent tax hike to help fund the city's schools.
April 16, 2019
What you need to know as Newark votes Tuesday on new school board members, tax hike
Newark voters will choose three new school board members on April 16 and decide whether to approve a 2 percent property tax increase for schools.
April 15, 2019
‘Match letters’ are delayed in Newark as families anxiously await school placements for the fall
Families were supposed to learn Monday what schools their children will attend in the fall, but the notifications were delayed.
April 15, 2019
Meet the special-interest group pouring money into Newark’s school board race
The big story A group with charter school ties has spent tens of thousands of dollars inundating Newark voters with phone calls, flyers,…
April 13, 2019
News: Charter-aligned group spends big in Newark school board race
April 12, 2019
Charter schools-aligned group spends big in Newark school board race
A group called Great Schools for All, which has ties to charter schools, has spent heavily to help elect candidates to Newark's school board.
April 10, 2019
A Newark gathering where ‘it’s teachers teaching teachers’
The big story Teachers get a lot of “professional development.” Oftentimes, those training workshops are led by schools or districts…
How I Teach
April 9, 2019
Feeling ‘cheated’ by her own schooling, this award-winning N.J. math teacher tried to become the teacher she never had
After Carolyn Garcia realized she had been "ill-prepared" for college, she decided to become "an educator of the kind I never had."
April 8, 2019
Educators flock to EdCamp Newark, where ‘it’s teachers teaching teachers’
Saturday's event was part of a long-running conference series across the U.S. and over 40 other countries where educators design and lead all the workshops.
'employees without placement sites'
April 5, 2019
Newark moves to end costly pool of displaced teachers, but some staffers linger in it
Superintendent Roger León said the district saved nearly $6 million by shrinking the pool, but some unassigned employees remain in it.
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