Welcome to the Newark Trust for Education's Countdown to an Election
On Tuesday, April 25th, the residents of Newark will have the opportunity to shape the future of public education for all of our children.
Three seats on the Newark Public Schools Advisory Board are open for election.
Fifteen candidates are running.
Your vote does more than impact the future leadership of our educational system. Your voice ensures that we work collectively and democratically to address the critical needs of Newark’s students.
In local K-12 education news this week, Newark students participated in an international event which deepened their computer science knowledge. Regionally, Trenton, Camden, and Jersey City all made the headlines, while national news focused on alphabet soup: ESSA and SROs.
This week in K-12 education news, Newark schools made headlines for filing a class action lawsuit against FieldTurf on behalf of 100 public and private schools and municipalities in the state. Regionally, New Jersey’s state Board of Education made the headlines in multiple stories, while national stories focused on international test scores and special education.