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May 20, 2022

NEWARK, NJ — When Roseville Community Charter School launched a unique read-aloud program three years ago, the goal of the initiative was to get students, with the help of their parents, inspired and engaged in reading. “One of the things that I noticed was not that there wasn’t an interest ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Newark parents are invited to an event hosted at Military Park this weekend to enroll their child in a city school. My Schools Newark officials announced the event will be held Saturday, May 21, to assist local families that have not yet participated in the city's school enrollment ...

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NEWARK, NJ — A primary mission of the staff and students at New Jersey Regional Day School is to ensure every person who walks into the building feels included and accepted. That constant effort was proudly spotlighted this month when N.J. Regional Day was selected by Special Olympics Unified ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Science Park High School student Achunike Okafor's year-long efforts in exploring the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) field through a series of conferences, lab tours, master classes, and research will come to fruition this month when he graduates from the ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Students enrolled in New Community Career & Technical Institute's Building Trades Specialist program are getting an opportunity to explore different areas of the construction industry and career pathways through a newly established "Rising Stars" initiative. NCCTI, ...

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HAMILTON, NJ – May 11, 2022 – A new statewide poll from Change Research released today by the New Jersey Public Charter Schools Association (NJPCSA) found that a majority of voters in New Jersey support public charter schools by a nearly 2:1 margin (50% of respondents indicated support and 27% ...

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NEWARK, NJ — A Newark teacher from University High School will be one of four New Jersey educators to be recognized for his commitment to his students during Princeton University's 2022 commencement. Lee Snowden, a teacher at University High School, received the Princeton Prize for Distinguished ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Eli Able, a senior at Barringer High School in Newark, always envisioned he would attend college and earn a degree, but the thought of financing his higher education loomed over his head. “I would probably be in debt after I graduated college,” Eli told TAPinto Newark. In Newark, ...

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NEWARK, NJ - The Pillar College community celebrated Dr. Rupert A. Hayles, Jr. inauguration as the institution’s new President, replacing the previous President and now current Chancellor of Pillar College, Dr. David E. Schroeder on Apr. 28. Chancellor Schroeder in his speech quipped “I am ...

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PERTH AMBOY, NJ - It takes hard work and dedication. But that’s what makes this year’s group of 14 “Youth of the Year” finalists so special, as upstanding, service-oriented teens, says Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin (D-19th Dist.), who shared words of wisdom to this year’s group, ages 14-18, ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Teacher Appreciation Week in Newark ended Friday with a generous tribute to more than 200 local educators who received $50 Exxon gift cards from Saint James AME Church to be used for gas or groceries. A stalwart of giving back to the community, the Rev. Ronald Slaughter, pastor of ...

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NEWARK, NJ — An initiative launched in 2019 by the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) to enroll more Newark high school students in the university and spur their interest in math-related learning pathways is proving to showcase positive results. The Newark Math Success Initiative (MSI) at ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Two Newark schools, Technology High School and Science Park High School, had their moment in the spotlight this week when they each placed in the top 40 "Best High Schools in New Jersey List" by U.S. News & World Report.  Science Park and Technology were among more than 400 high ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Newark residents are invited to attend a webinar event Wednesday addressing children's safety and well-being in the classroom hosted by the Newark Trust For Education, a local education fund aimed to improve quality across the city's public schools. The event, which will begin at ...

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NEWARK, NJ — The New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) will be able to increase accessibility to STEM-based degrees and careers in Newark through an $800,000 grant recently awarded by the PSEG Foundation.  The aim of the grant monies, officials said, will be to expand education initiatives ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Wilhelmina Holder, an education activist in Newark who “worked tirelessly” and was beloved by many throughout the community, died at age 70, her family announced Sunday. Holder, a graduate of Newark Public Schools, was a driving force behind advocating for improvement across city ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Growing up, Newark resident Jaleel Ritchwood-Jordan wrote countless letters to the Ellen DeGenres Show in hopes of being able to showcase his singing talents to millions of viewers across the nation. For years, those letters went unanswered. “I never received a call,” he told ...

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NEWARK, NJ — More than 100 students across nine Newark schools will be able to explore their creativity and imagination through the art of glass after GlassRoots, a Newark-based arts education center, received a substantial grant from the New Jersey Children’s Foundation (NJCF). The grant from ...

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NEWARK, NJ — The polls are open for the Newark Public Schools District Board of Education election. Newark voters today will cast their ballot for three candidates for 3-year terms on the school board. Voters will also decide on a public question for the 2022-23 school year budget. A number ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Nutley Superintendent of Schools Dr. Julie Glazer has joined the Board of Trustees of the YMCA of Newark and Vicinity.  Dr. Glazer joined the Nutley Public Schools as Superintendent in July 2016 where she has focused on strengthening staff/teacher development, expanding curriculum, ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Newark parents are concerned about the ability of the city's traditional public schools to prepare students for success after high school, according to a recent poll commissioned by Project Ready, a Newark nonprofit that advocates for civic engagement to address local issues. Change ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Renowned journalist Maria Hinojosa, who for decades has shed light on the immigrant experience in America, was named commencement speaker for Rutgers University-Newark’s first in-person graduation ceremony since 2019. The Rutgers Board of Governors voted Tuesday to award an honorary ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ – Universal Technical Institute (UTI) Bloomfield’s campus leadership joined elected officials from Essex County, instructors, employers, and students to celebrate the recent opening of the technical schoo's Welding Technology Training Program. The 36-week program teaches students ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Two students from Newark Tech High School and Donald M. Payne Sr. School Of Technology are showcasing their singing skills to raise their voice against substance abuse and prevention as part of the 2022 “Your Song! Your Voice! Shout Down Drugs New Jersey” music competition.  Now, ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Newark residents are invited to attend a webinar Wednesday that aims to help parents recognize signs of mental health challenges in children and find out what they can do to create a safe and supportive learning environment for students. The virtual event, “Creating Emotionally Safe ...

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NEWARK, NJ — The smells of chili powder, chopped onions, tomatoes and lettuce in almost any kitchen likely means a delicious taco meal is on its way, but for one group of students at Newark’s West Side High School, those smells can culminate into a business opportunity. Students in West Side ...

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NEWARK, NJ — When Sarah Mae Lagasca, a music teacher at Arts High School, was asked to attend a “special assembly” Friday to showcase the school’s music department, her main focus was to prepare her students to perform at the event. That attention to students is just one of the many teaching ...

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NEWARK, NJ — A new education initiative headed by the City of Newark is providing 40 underserved students an opportunity to pursue a debt-free college education at Saint Elizabeth University in Morristown. Newark Mayor Ras Baraka and Saint Elizabeth University officials announced Thursday the ...

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NEWARK, NJ — U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education Cindy Marten sent a clear message during her visit Tuesday to Newark that ramping up investment in programs to better support educators is crucial for schools to recover from the impacts of coronavirus. “You are the ones that have done so much ...

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NEWARK, NJ — The New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) remains a top institution for students to pursue a graduate degree program in engineering, with the program ranked among the best in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report. NJIT ranked 86th on this year's list, up two ...

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