Newark Public Schools is among high-impact tutoring grant applicants still waiting to learn if they will receive state funding.
Salvador Quijada credits his high school math teacher with his desire to be a mathematician. Now, he hopes to inspire the next generation.
Newark schools’ meal programs have been met with mixed reactions in recent years. A new coalition hopes to use a $3.8 million grant to give lunch a healthy update.
N.J. Gov. Murphy announced $25 million in funding for preschool expansion. It may have implications for infant and toddler care.
The New Jersey Department of Education gave Philip’s Academy Charter School an award for diversifying its teacher workforce. Historically, Newark schools have struggled to hire teachers who reflect the makeup of their student population.
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.
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.