May 4th Newark Trust Newswire: It's Teacher Appreciation Week!

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Newark Quitman Street Public School Principal, Staff to Join President Obama in National Teacher Appreciation Day and National Teacher Appreciation Week at the White House
As part of National Teacher Appreciation Week, President Obama recognized Principal Erskine Glover and the staff at Quitman Street Community School for their hard work and dedication to the school. Both principal and staff were honored at a White House reception hosted by President Obama. The President has proclaimed May 1-May 7 2016 as National Teacher Appreciation Week.

Congratulations to the team at Quitman Street Community School! Read more here.


Do you have a personal story about a teacher that you would like to share?

Send your story to communications@newarktrust.org with the subject #ThankATeacher. We would love to  feature your story in our next roundup.

Newark 350 Grant Opportunity!
The Trust  is currently accepting applications from schools to support the launch of educational activities that will bring together parents, educators and students in celebration of Newark’s cultural, historical and social roots. We have extended our deadline to May 18th. Schools and/or community-based organizations working in partnership with schools may apply here. Learn more by visiting our website.

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April 29th Newswire: Newark 350 Program- Application extended!!

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Newark 350 Program!

The Trust  is currently accepting applications from schools to support the launch of educational activities that will bring together parents, educators and students in celebration of Newark’s cultural, historical and social roots. We have extended our deadline to May 18th. Schools and/or community-based organizations working in partnership with schools may apply here. You may also learn more about the program by visiting our website.

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April 14th Newark Trust Newswire: Get out to Vote!!

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Campaign Central- NPS Advisory School Board Elections- April 19th

The school board election is fast approaching. Last week the Trust hosted its annual Candidates Forum, which provided candidates with a platform to share their priorities and aspirations for the upcoming year. For those who could not attend our Forum, you can listen to the entire podcast on our website or download it on iTunes here.

This week, we also invited our partners to share their thoughts on the importance of voting Learn more here.

Finally, to learn more about the candidates’ backgrounds and positions on local education issues visit  our meet the candidates page.

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