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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.

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