Newark students enjoy increased accessibility with debut of new wheelchair lift service at JFK School

Newark Public Schools unveiled their first wheelchair bus service for student transportation at the John F. Kennedy School, which serves students with special needs

Staying One Step Ahead: Ten secrets to getting your scholar ready for an amazing school year

A new school year is a perfect opportunity for educators, parents and students to set a new course that will ensure success.

Newark Public Schools offers series of parent-friendly videos about school enrollment

Newark Public Schools recently released a series of short videos created to provide Newark families with information about Newark Enrolls, the district’s common enrollment system.

Acclaimed millennial violinist Eric Stanley visits BRICK Avon Academy’s young musicians

This week, young violinists at BRICK Avon Academy came face-to-face with what a career as a successful musician might look like when acclaimed millennial violinist Eric Stanley visited the school for a series of special instrumental music classes with Avon students who play the violin.

Former Central High School is now NJIT’s Central King Building

Two hundred NJIT students, alumni, faculty, staff and members of the public were on hand yesterday for the official ribbon cutting of the newly renovated Central King Building–the same building that was once home to Newark’s Central High School.

Fourteenth Avenue School will soon enjoy a new playground made from student-recycled products

A new playground will soon come to Fourteenth Avenue School in Newark, and it will be made entirely of recycled products, some of which were sourced from the students’ own efforts.

ICYMI: NJIT top ranked in the nation for student economic upward mobility

According to a recent ranking, New Jersey Institute of Technology is one of the top colleges in the nation in terms of its ability to increase the economic standing of its graduates.

Mannequin Challenge introduces the world to Newark native’s East Orange Performing Arts Preschool

One Step Ahead Learning Center is far more than a traditional preschool. Its Mannequin Challenge video got nearly 10 million views. On any given day, you can find the four- and five-year-old students dressed in little aprons and taking cooking classes, working on science experiments, learning new lines to an original play, or singing along to The Supremes.

Newark middle school students “Cook, Learn, Grow” with culinary curriculum

Chef Ameer Natson is hiding a reading, math and problem-solving curriculum in plain sight with his culinary curriculum at George Washington Carver middle school.

Rutgers-Newark to undertake search for public scholar to occupy newly endowed academic chair commemorating Dr. Clement Price

The search is on for a scholar to fill the newly-approved Clement A. Price Chair in Public History and the Humanities at Rutgers-Newark. It commemorates the late Dr. Clement A. Price, the lauded and beloved Rutgers-Newark history scholar and official Newark historian who passed away in November of 2014.