Announcing the Safe and Supportive Schools Summit 2018

The Newark Trust for Education is excited to announce the first Safe and Supportive Schools Citywide Summit, scheduled for Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018 from 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm, with a cocktail reception following. This special event is an opportunity for stakeholders to:

  • Share local and national best practices on whole school/district wide approaches to trauma-informed care and social emotional learning.
  • Network across sectors and wards.
  • Engage with like minds around the notion that social emotional competencies and trauma have an impact on learning.
  • Learn about the positive work being done in Newark Public Schools. 
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ANNOUNCEMENT: 2018-2019 RFP for Funders' Collaborative Grants

As part of our Safe and Supportive Schools Initiative, The Newark Trust for Education is currently accepting applications to participate in the Funders' Collaborative for the 2018-2019 academic year. This competitive grant program is provided to eligible schools in support of creating intentional, coordinated and systematic efforts to provide Safe and Supportive school environments and interventions.

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Newark school board candidates lay out vision for district as local control is restored

Read this article as it originally appeared in TAPintoNewark.

Newark, NJ—With the return of local control to Newark's school district after more than two decades, the selection of school board members to fill three soon-to-be open seats has been under scrutiny in preparation for the April 17 school board elections.

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