Students Make Gains in Graduation Rates, Test Scores NEWARK – A new report finds Newark’s public schools made substantial progress from 2006 through the final year of state control of Newark’s schools in 2018. Test scores, graduation rates, and student growth rates are all up at both district and charter schools. The share of Black…Read More
By Eric Kiefer for Patch, It doesn’t have to be “us-versus-them” when it comes to Newark’s schools. That’s the mantra of a new nonprofit in the Brick City: the New Jersey Children’s Foundation (NJCF). Recently, the NJCF celebrated its launch with an ambitious goal… to show that public and charter schools can work together for…Read More
A New Foundation in New Jersey Wants Newark Students to Have Great Schools. Period. District or Charter? It Doesn’t Matter.
By Laura Waters for The 74, “Equity is what drives me. Education is what I’m most passionate about, but it’s all in the same soup.” That’s Kyle Rosenkrans, who today formally launched the New Jersey Children’s Foundation, a nonprofit organization aimed at promoting a fact-based discussion about public education in Newark. False narratives to the contrary,…Read More