Gov. Phil Murphy tasked New Jersey leaders to lead in AI-powered initiatives. New state guidance aims to help school districts pioneer the technology.

Lina Zapta is an educator at North Star Academy’s Washington Park High School, where the English learner turned Spanish teacher works to make her classroom ‘a space of trust and comfort.’

The state school board association would help districts obtain electric school buses under a proposed bill that recently advanced out of committee.

The foundation is launching a new grant program aimed at providing city schools with more resources to develop, support, and increase achievement outcomes for Newark’s students with disabilities and multilingual learners.

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

A new report found that providing consistent support for Black boys can yield positive outcomes for other male students. But more support is needed from federal leaders.

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

Hundreds of teens across Newark are headed to prom as this year marks the four-year anniversary of the pandemic and the start of virtual learning.

“Typically at this point, all students would have financial aid packages from all their schools,” said Mark Stulberg, director of college counseling at North Star Academy’s Lincoln Park High School.

Students at First Avenue School last year were among the first to test Khanmigo, an artificially intelligent chatbot developed by Khan Academy and powered by ChatGPT technology.

The state’s Latinx student population is steadily increasing but attending “increasingly hyper-segregated schools,” according to a new report from the Latino Action Network Foundation and Rutgers University Cornwall Center.

District leaders say the new cameras are meant to make schools safer and will not result in an invasion of privacy.

Efforts to reduce youth crime should focus on after-school and early evening hours, studies show. Students in Newark say the curfew could help curb violence but foresee resistance among young people.

A new study shows students with access to school libraries and librarians perform better academically than those without.

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    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.

    This year, Newark Public Schools extended summer school program hours until 6 p.m. for students in elementary, middle, and high school.

    Absenteeism rates are higher for certain student groups based on race, gender identity, disability, and English language skills

    Newark Public School leaders said the biggest expenses are payments to charter schools, hiring new teachers, upgrading facilities, and supporting academic initiatives.

    After five years in federal prison, Stephan Young wanted to turn his life around to set an example for his 7-year-old son. He found help from the city’s reengagement center

    Nueva Jersey considera una variedad de factores al identificar las escuelas que necesitan apoyo, incluido el rendimiento académico.

    District leaders urged lawmakers to reform the 15-year-old school funding system.

    The two-hour forum, organized by the Newark branch of the NAACP, gave candidates time to talk about Newark Public Schools policies they would revise or enact and issues they would champion.

    Federal guidelines mandate that states identify low-performing public schools in need of additional state and federal support to help raise student achievement.

    The Assembly Education Committee cleared a raft of bills that address teacher recruitment and retention.

    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?

    In this year’s April school board race, Newark voters will see a mix of new and returning candidates looking to secure a spot on the nine-member Board of Education.

    Newark Public Schools is one of five New Jersey school districts receiving electric school buses through an Environment Protection Agency grant program.

    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.

    Los defensores buscan preparar a los adolescentes para el próximo año.