Catherine Carrera

Catherine Carrera

Bureau Chief, Chalkbeat Newark

Catherine Carrera is Chalkbeat Newark’s first Bureau Chief. Catherine previously covered K-12 education on Long Island for Newsday. Before that, she was a reporter at The Record/, covering New Jersey’s higher education landscape. She also served as a statehouse reporter and local news reporter during her time at The Record. Catherine, a New Jersey native, is a graduate of Rutgers University. She earned a certificate teaching English to speakers of other languages and had a stint as a TESOL teacher in India.

The coalition of advocates and families who filed the lawsuit against the state, along with intervening parties, including charter schools, have agreed to meet to discuss remedies.

Los demandantes tienen que decidir si van a juicio, inician negociaciones o presentan una apelación.

A pre-trial court ruling was mixed and parties are reviewing their next steps as an Oct. 26 deadline to appeal looms.

Over the last five years, families and community advocates have argued that New Jersey violated its constitution and allowed its public schools to become racially and socioeconomically segregated.

Our text updates will highlight major school board news and how it affects 38,000 students.

El distrito realiza esfuerzos de reclutamiento para atraer maestros de diversos orígenes.

Demographic data show some positive trends that the workforce reflects the student body in some schools.

Juanita Greene says she’s proud of the recognition ‘after all these years.’

Superintendent Roger León said it is not “humanly” possible to make changes to this year’s academic calendar.

From a pool of eight candidates, voters will need to select three on April 25 and vote to approve or deny the district’s $1.3 billion budget that calls for no property tax increase next year.