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

The rate of Newark youth out of school and without a job is almost double the statewide rate and remains above pre-pandemic levels, according to a new report.

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.

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.

The state blocked an alternative public charter school from expanding into Jersey City, and for the third time in a row, denied another school’s request to expand.

Newark passed a historic ordinance in January to lower the voting age to 16 for school board elections. But technical issues will delay their vote until 2025.

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

Islah Tauheed says working alongside another Black woman leader has been affirming and life-changing.

The charter school will move out of the space it leased from Newark Public Schools after settling a nearly four-year legal dispute over alleged violations of its lease. The move is a step forward in Superintendent Roger León’s plan to reclaim district buildings.

Some districts are holding classes online to fill gaps caused by teacher shortages.

High school students learning English will have a new option to receive bilingual education in the South Ward next school year.

The removal of a young adult book drew dozens of community members to the school board meeting to express their concern and outrage.

A business owner and social worker were sworn in at a ceremony during Thursday’s school board meeting. The inductions come after a charter school teacher was denied one of the seats.

Newark Public Schools has resisted the union’s request to see the report on the cultural and racial dynamics at the city’s School of Global Studies.

Newark goes head-to-head against Camden for the first-ever FAFSA challenge between the two cities.

The Newark Teachers Union kicked off negotiations with the district over its second contract since Newark returned to local control. Union President John Abeigon detailed their priorities for this round of negotiations.

Nearly three months after Thomas Luna was unanimously chosen to fill a vacancy on the Newark school board, a legal analysis found that he should have been sworn in during the November board meeting.