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Virtual learning in New Jersey this time around? Both easier and more difficult for staff and students
Jan 18, 7:24 AM: As many districts have switched to virtual this year to account for coronavirus-related staffing shortages, teachers have had to dust off their virtual tool kit as learning resumes on screens.
Poll: Newark Voters’ Support for Charter Schools Remains Steady While Concerns Grow Towards COVID’s Impact on Learning
Jan 14, 9:26 AM:

Support for public charter schools among Newark voters remains, but the coronavirus pandemic’s impact on student learning has many concerned, according to a recent poll commissioned by the New Jersey Children’s >

More N.J. schools switch to virtual learning as COVID continues to surge
Jan 3, 6:59 AM: Several more school districts across New Jersey have announced they will resume classes remotely this this week as COVID-19 cases continue to rise.
How LEAD Charter School Helped this Student Turn His Passion for Problem-Solving Into a Career Path
Dec 30, 9:23 AM: For Freeman, all he needed was for someone to push him to perform to his potential. That push came one day when he learned aboutLEAD Charter School, an alternative high school in Newark where students can obtain their high >
As COVID cases surge, some schools will go remote in January. Here are districts’ plans.
Dec 23, 7:39 AM: As coronavirus cases continue to surge throughout the state, several New Jersey schools have announced plans to shift from in-person schedules to remote learning. Others say that while they plan to return in person, they >
Rally by Randolph students, parents calls out lack of teachers, school building problems
Dec 22, 9:17 AM: A small group of parents and students rallied in front of Randolph High School on Tuesday to support more than 100 students who walked out last week to call for improvements at the school.
At Learning Community Charter School it's all About Reading, Writing and Vaccination?
Dec 21, 9:08 AM: As soon as COVID vaccinations became available for children, the Centers for Disease Control stressed that schools should help promote them. One Jersey City public charter school took that challenge on through an art >
Newark Parents Join State Charter Association to Ask Supreme Court to Include All Public Schools in Plan for School Facilities Funding
Dec 17, 7:57 AM: Parents from Newark this week joined the New Jersey Public Charter Schools Association in filing legal documents asking the state Supreme Court to consider facilities funding for charter schools in state-designated >
Camden Charter School Promises Students Full Tuition to Rutgers University
Dec 9, 6:26 AM: Receiving a college education is important to the LEAP Academy University Charter School in Camden. So important, that on a recent morning more than 800 of the students were guaranteed full scholarships to Rutgers >
How LEAD Charter School Afforded This Student the Opportunity to Give Back as Healthcare Professional
Dec 7, 9:10 AM: When Kayana Clarke saw that her father wasn’t getting the medical attention she felt he deserved after having a medical emergency, she was determined to seek a career path in healthcare to afford others the attentiveness >
Jersey City public schools could see an influx of $126 million in state aid over the next two years after the U.S. Department of Education told state officials it had to use American Rescue Plan funds to take care of its highest-poverty districts.
Dec 1, 9:16 AM: Jersey City public schools could see an influx of $126 million in state aid over the next two years after the U.S. Department of Education told state officials it had to use American Rescue Plan funds to take care of its >
‘My kid is suffering.’ Parents frustrated with virtual learning at N.J. school hit by Ida flooding.
Nov 30, 9:49 AM: After already spending a year learning remotely during the pandemic, students and educators at the middle and high school went back to the same virtual pattern after the town was rocked by the remnants of Ida, which tore >
Kindergartners, First Graders At LEAP Academy University Charter School Guaranteed Full Scholarship To Rutgers
Nov 23, 9:36 AM: College was on the minds of some youngsters Monday morning in Camden. More than 800 Camden students, ages 5-18, were inducted into a college scholarship program. Kindergartners and first graders at LEAP Academy University >
Opinion: Red Bank Charter School is Shaping My Daughter’s Future - Don’t Take that Away from Her
Nov 23, 9:10 AM: It goes without saying the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted each of us in different ways, especially for the millions of parents like me who struggled to find a safe, welcoming, and accepting place for their child to >
Opinion: Some want a more flexible choice for using remote learning in the future
Nov 23, 8:55 AM: In the early days of the pandemic, when schools suddenly closed, many legislators rushed to heed the pleas of parents and school principals to permit virtual learning. They wanted authorization to teach kids remotely and >
$1.5 million grant will help Camden students tackle 'jobs first' education
Nov 11, 9:22 AM: A nonprofit founded by former Camden School District superintendent Paymon Rouhanifard has been awarded $1.5 million by Bloomberg Philanthropies to help students ages 18 to 24 earn certificates that will help them get >
Hudson County Schools of Technology superintendent renews call to NJ DOE to allow remote learning
Nov 9, 8:54 AM: Hudson County Schools of Technology Superintendent Amy Lin-Rodriguez is renewing he call to the New Jersey Department of Education to again allow remote learning.
Show your work: Legal challenge to NJ on charter school reports
Nov 8, 10:16 AM: Civil-rights and education advocacy groups are asking an administrative law judge to direct the state Department of Education to begin writing down required yearly assessments of whether charter schools add to >
Fatherly Bond On Full Display At Newark School's Annual 'Dad Day'
Nov 5, 8:35 AM: A "celebration of fatherhood and male mentorship" saw support from dozens of devoted dads in Newark.
New Jersey’s Education Rebellion Was a Long Time Coming But Democrats didn’t heed the signs.
Nov 5, 7:49 AM:

Who could have predicted this? Well, anyone with a kid in public school during the pandemic paralysis of last year. I won’t pretend that my own experience is more meaningful than anyone else’s. But the singular of data >



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