The Facts: NPS Board of Education Election 2018

The Newark Trust for Education is compiling resources for the upcoming Newark Public Schools Board of Education Election on Tuesday, April 17, 2018.

We encourage you to download our fact sheets, display them at your organization and distribute them to your members.

Wondering how many people cast votes in last year's election? Check out our infographic on voter turnout.

Want to know how to cast your vote? Check out our voter guide.


You can find these resources and more to come on our election resources page.

Also, don't forget to RSVP for our our candidates forum on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at 6 p.m. at the Rutgers Newark Paul Robeson Center Essex Room, 350 Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Newark, NJ.

Announcing Newark Trust's 2018 Board of Education Candidates Forum

Welcome to the Newark Trust for Education's Countdown to the 2018 School Board Election!!

Three seats on the Newark Public Schools Board of Education are open for election as the board moves beyond advisory capacity. Tuesday, April 17th marks the first election in over two decades in which candidates vie for a seat on a fully empowered Board of Education. During this significant occasion in Newark’s history, residents have the opportunity to shape the future of public education for our children.

Your vote does more than impact the leadership of our educational system.  Your voice ensures that we work collectively and democratically to address the critical needs of Newark’s students.


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NPS Superintendent Search, How to Get Involved

As the Board of Education begins the process of searching for the first Superintendent of the Newark Public Schools to be hired under full local control, they recognize the importance of capturing multiple perspectives. As an initial step in the process, the search committee is seeking input from the Newark community on the desired characteristics and skills sought after in the next Superintendent.

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