Newark Students “Show The Rest of the State What is Possible”: A New Analysis Reveals Four Straight Years of Citywide Improvements for Children.
By Laura Waters for NJ Left Behind, “The bottom line is that a larger share of Newark kids are reading and doing math on grade level again this year, and in so doing, they show the rest of the state and the country what’s possible. “ That’s Kyle Rosenkrans, Executive Director of the New Jersey Children’s…Read More
STATE TESTS SHOW 4TH STRAIGHT YEAR OF IMPROVEMENT FOR NEWARK’S CITYWIDE PUBLIC EDUCATION SYSTEM Newark’s Charter Sector Beats NJ State Average for Second Consecutive Year NEWARK, NJ – According to a local foundation’s analysis, Newark public school students posted a fourth consecutive year of improved results on New Jersey state tests–with the city’s charter school…Read More
By Cory A Booker for The New York Times, About 15 years ago, when I was living in Brick Towers, a high-rise, low-income housing community in Newark’s Central Ward, a neighbor stopped me and told me about how her child’s public school was failing its students, like many others in our area at the time….Read More