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Work local, enroll local: Newark officials want more teachers to enroll their kids in city’s schools
10 hours ago
January 17, 2019
Superintendent León calls on Newarkers to help shape his plan for city’s schools
Great Oaks Foundation: Director of Finance
Children's Aid College Prep: Lead Teacher (2019-2020)
Colorado Charter School Institute (CSI): Director of Policy and Legal Initiatives
Crosstown High: Principal
Colorado Charter School Institute (CSI): Data Submissions Coordinator
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six months in
January 16, 2019
As Newark superintendent makes whirlwind changes, some residents seek ‘clarity’
January 11, 2019
Newark’s rush to create new magnet-school admissions test is raising eyebrows. Here’s what you need to know.
January 8, 2019
Newark delays launch of new magnet-school admissions test by a month
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In Newark, reporting lapses hide thousands of student suspensions from public view
How Newark’s former schools chief used a ‘victory lap’ and privately paid consultants to cement his legacy
Meet Roger León, the homegrown educator charting a new course for Newark schools
November 12, 2018
In Newark, how did most voters respond to ballot questions about schools? They didn’t.
Nearly 60 percent of Newark voters left the two education ballot questions blank on election day.
Election results: Newark voters stick with an elected school board, NJ voters approve $500 million for schools
Newark voters opted to keep an elected school board, rather than change to one appointed by the mayor.
November 5, 2018
On election day, Newark will decide who should select school board members — voters or the mayor
On Nov. 6, Newark voters will choose whether to keep its annual school board elections or let the mayor appoint board members.
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The future of 'community schools'
January 7, 2019
‘Zero student achievement’: Fate of Newark’s $10M ‘community schools’ program is in doubt
Newark launched a high-profile "community schools" program in 2015. Now, the new superintendent is asking what it's accomplished.
year in review
December 21, 2018
Highlights from a momentous year for Newark schools — and a preview of what’s ahead
The return to local control. A school board election. A new superintendent. It was a busy year in Newark.
‘We’re doing it to help all of us’: In Newark, student-researchers ask their peers why they miss school
A group of Newark high school and college students wanted to document all the reasons students miss school. So they surveyed their peers.
cracking the code
December 14, 2018
Newark schools partner with Girls Who Code to expand access to coding clubs
Starting in the spring, more Newark middle schoolers will be learning how to code, owing to a new partnership between Newark Public Schools…
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Read this before tonight’s forum on the future of Newark Public Schools
What we do (and don’t) know about Newark’s new admissions test
Fate of Newark’s $10M ‘community schools’ program is in doubt
March 6, 2018
What are the Newark education stories you want to read?
Chalkbeat Newark launched on March 1. Now we want to hear from you.
February 2, 2018
Coming soon: Meet Patrick Wall, our reporter in Newark
Chalkbeat Newark launches March 1, just as Newark's schools enter a pivotal new chapter.
February 1, 2018
‘All eyes are on Newark’: As the city regains control of its schools, a look at what’s to come
A 22-year state takeover of Newark's public schools is over. Now, local decisions about leadership, spending, and more, begin.
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Denver teachers vote to strike in push for higher pay
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The deal announced Tuesday morning will end the walkout after six school days.
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