November 15th Newark Trust Newswire: Education News You Can Use

In a week that included Donald Trump’s surprise win for the presidency, national education issues dominated headlines. Trump had very little to say about education during his campaign, leaving educators to surmise what the next four years may bring.


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November 9th Newark Trust Newswire: Education News You Can Use

In local K-12 education news last week, Newark announced a number of high-profile initiatives aimed at re-engaging disengaged youths and increasing access to educational and job training programs. PARCC scores dominated regional news, while national news examined black teachers through a variety of different lenses.

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November 2nd Newark Trust Newswire: Education News You Can Use

In K-12 education news this week, local news focused on Newark Public Schools students’ increased access to quality arts programming. In regional news, Governor Chris Christie’s proposed changes to graduation requirements and school funding continue to dominate headlines, while national news ran the gamut from the presidential candidates’ education policies to newly-released national benchmark science test scores.


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October 25th Newark Trust Newswire: Education News You Can Use

Newark schools had an active week in local news, while New Jersey celebrated its second-place national ranking for high school graduates. National K-12 stories covered a wide range of topics including the need for mental health training for teachers and the role that racial bias plays among educators.


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October 18th Newark Trust Newswire: Education News You Can Use

The week’s wrap-up of K-12 education news covers familiar topics including charter schools and the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). Teachers are the subject of a dual-focus for how they teach in their own classrooms (social justice) and how they must be taught (teacher preparation rules).


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October 6th Newark Trust Newswire: Education News You Can Use

Education news last week ran the gamut from good (Newark’s improving PARCC results) to worrisome (Gov. Chris Christie’s proposed changes to the student funding formula). Some recurring themes that have been echoing from week to week, such as charter schools, access to quality college advising for low-income students and the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), cropped up again.


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September 28th Newark Trust Newswire: Education News You Can Use

Last week, New Jersey’s school aid formula continued to dominate both local and regional news headlines. On the national front, reporting focused on a wide variety of issues including school resource officers, English learners and education technology, themes which have been cropping up with regularity of late.

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September 22nd Newark Trust Newswire: Education News You Can Use

This week the Trust is thrilled to include some news of our own! And please note at the end of the Newswire are some funding opportunities for schools and classrooms shared by our friends at the Foundation Center. 

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September 12th Newark Trust Newswire: Education News You Can Use

Welcome back to school and to the Newark Trust Newswire, a timely and informative weekly round-up of the most important local, regional and national education stories.  Creating a common conversation is just one way in which the Newark Trust for Education fulfills its mission to coordinate and focus ideas, people and resources on the importance of quality K-12 education in Newark’s public schools. Be sure to read the Newark Trust Newswire every week and stay in the know.


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June 21st Newark Trust Newswire: Education News You Can Use

Welcome to this week's education news round-up. Here’s what’s happening in education news both locally and nationally!


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June 14th Newswire

Welcome to this week's education news round-up. Here’s what’s happening in education news both locally and nationally!


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May 19th Newswire

Welcome to this week's education news round-up. Here’s what’s happening in education news both locally and nationally!


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

Welcome to this week's education news round-up. 

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 [email protected] 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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