Newark Public Schools

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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

Former Newark Public Schools program director Mary Bennett brings five decades of experience in education to her new role.

The issues drew heavy criticism from the community about the way the school and district leaders handled problems of racial harassment that led students to transfer, teachers to resign, and legal action.