On Saturday, October 25, Newark Trust CEO Ross Danis presented a overview of Newark’s education history including State Takeover, the Abbott decisions, the rise of charter schools, and the recent roll out of One Newark, to a group of Newark parents participating in Parent Advocacy Training led by Education Reform Now, and organized by director of programs, Shannel Dunns.Read more
On October 17, more than 50 residents, teachers, policy makers and other city officials took part in the Newark Trust’s citywide historical bus tour. The fourth-annual excursion, led by Dr. Clement Price, director of the Institute on Ethnicity, Culture and the Modern Experience at Rutgers-Newark, has become a tradition to individuals new to the city, as well as to life-long residents.Read more
The Newark Trust for Education is back with another season of Straight Talk, a series of insightful interviews focused on education in the city of Newark. This season's Straight Talk series will focus on educational leadership—essential components for high performance, support needed, and benefits to children and the community.
Our first installment of Straight Talk features Rashon K. Hasan, chairperson of the Newark Public Schools Advisory Board, who discussed a path to district local control and fostering community involvement. Watch it now and stay tuned for future installments featuring policy makers in education, thought leaders, parents, students and more.