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.

Members overwhelmingly voted in favor to ratify the contract that comes with 4.5% average annual raises.

The teachers union’s 7,000 members are scheduled to take a ratification vote on June 6.

There are three full-term seats up for grabs and one seat with a one-year unexpired term.

10 candidates are competing for seats on the Newark Board of Education in this year’s election taking place April 16.

Anunció la semana pasada que este plan presupuestario cubriría completamente financiar los distritos K-12 del estado.

The candidate pool is a mix of veteran board members and newcomers. What questions do you have for them ahead of the April election?

The governor says his proposed school aid would, for the first time, fully fund districts that have gone underfunded for years, including Newark.

During Tuesday’s budget address, Murphy proposed more money for K-12 public schools, marking the largest investment to schools in the state’s history.

El superintendente dice que la eliminación de la novela para adolescentes fue parte de una actualización curricular y no una prohibición de libros.