The Newark Trust for Education works with numerous public and nonprofit educational and community-based organizations to build alignment within Newark's educational ecosystem and ensure equitable access to quality programs and services for Newark families.

Newark Board of Education Candidates Forum (ongoing)

NTE, in collaboration with local partners such as Project Ready, the Rutgers University Newark School of Public Affairs and Administration, the NAACP, Newark, and students from district and charter schools, hosts the annual Newark Board of Education Candidates Forum.

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Promise Neighborhood Collaboration (ongoing)

Through its role as an Anchor Partner leading the K-12 Education Collaborative Action Network, NTE collaborates with the South Ward Promise community.

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The Broadband Equity Campaign (2022)

The Broadband Equity Campaign was launched in 2022 by NTE in partnership with Project Ready.

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SEL4NJ Statewide Working Group (2022)

The SEL4NJ School Provider and Quality Implementation (SPQI) Work Group is a collaboration of eight high-impact education- and health-focused organizations across the state of New Jersey, under the umbrella of SEL4NJ, and co-led by the Newark Trust for Education. 

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FSI Learning Community: Family Leadership Working Group (2022)

NTE is a stakeholder supporting Family Success Institute’s work on meaningful parental and family leadership. 

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Families as Partners Landscape Paper (2021)

In 2021, NTE published a landscape paper titled Families as partners in Newark’s evolving early childhood landscape that mapped policies and programs influencing early childhood development in Newark in the areas of research and advocacy, maternal and child health, parenting and family stability, and child care and early learning. 

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Safe and Supportive Learning Environments Summit (2018-present)

Founded in 2018, the Summit serves as a gathering place for educational stakeholders representing families, learning organizations, and public, nonprofit, and community educational institutions that form Newark's educational ecosystem. 

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South Ward Community Schools (2017-2019)

The South Ward Community Schools Initiative (SWCSI), a collaborative partnership between the Newark Public Schools (NPS) and the City of Newark, began in 2017 as a school transformation strategy designed to address the barriers that prevent students from reaching their full potential. 

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