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Newark parents can now enroll their children at neighborhood schools
Starting Monday, Newark families can visit their neighborhood school to enroll their children in schools for the fall.
August 14, 2019
As Newark Enrolls outage stretches on, families and schools start to feel the strain
The phone calls picked up this summer at Newark’s KIPP charter network, with frustrated people on both ends of the line.
August 6, 2019
Staffing up for the new school year
The big story PHOTO: Newark Public Schools & Twitter/@AmyPanitchNewark Superintendent Roger León has filled open principal positions for the upcoming year with mostly internal hires.
meet the teachers
August 6, 2019
Scenes from a Newark hiring fair: As schools scramble to hire teachers, an unlikely duo teams up to nab a position
Jesus Gomez and Iris Markle made an unlikely duo as they waded into Newark’s final teacher hiring fair before school starts.
Updated August 6, 2019
León’s staffing shakeup continues: 15 new principals to take the helm of Newark schools
With school starting in less than a month, Newark Public Schools has announced its principal lineup for the year.
shining a light
July 31, 2019
A first in Essex County: Newark’s KIPP charter network receives Department of Education honor
A Newark charter network is the first Essex County recipient of an accolade awarded biannually by the New Jersey Department of Education.
July 26, 2019
New Jersey’s new curriculum law could put LGBTQ+ issues back into focus for Newark schools
Two years after a pilot program to teach LGBTQ+ history in Newark schools stalled, a new inclusive curriculum could be back in city classrooms as soon as next fall.
July 15, 2019
We read Roger León’s Clarity 2020 plan for Newark’s schools so you don’t have to. Here’s what to expect in the next year.
Roger León’s Clarity 2020 plan for Newark schools has 168 action items. We’ve broken them down so students, parents, and educators can know what to expect.
more than a paycheck
July 8, 2019
3,000 Newark youths start summer jobs through city employment program
Hundreds of young people packed into the bleachers at a community college in Newark on Monday. They were all there for one reason — to start their summer jobs.
Updated July 1, 2019
Newark’s ‘Safe Passage’ program, meant to ease school commutes, is set to expand
Most days that students see Shayne Love near the entrance of Malcolm X Shabazz High School, he’s smiling and waving, making sure they’re out of harm's way.
Updated June 28, 2019
Three Newark students selected to attend NJIT on full scholarships
Three Newark students are receiving new, full-ride scholarships to one of the state's premier universities — and expectations for what they'll accomplish there are high.
'first in flight'
Updated July 1, 2019
New Jersey’s first all-male public school celebrates its first graduating class
The cheers were loud as Samuel Colon’s name was called Wednesday evening to receive his high school diploma.
June 4, 2019
Newark launches ‘Mayor’s Book Club’ in effort to promote reading among young people
The new effort, called #NewarkReads, will begin with a 500-book giveaway to students in grades six to eight.
June 3, 2019
Newark’s 2019 Teacher of the Year is a homegrown educator who wants students to know, ‘You are loved’
Tamara Leveridge, a sixth-grade English teacher at Ivy Hill School, has been named Newark’s 2019 Teacher of the Year.
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