The Early Edge: Empowering parents to take on preschool

Here are some tips on how to give your child the preschool edge, and yourself a little edge, too.

Building Newark’s college-going culture

A college-going culture means an environment where every child benefits from high expectations and is adequately prepare to succeed at the college level.

Packing in the parents: Marlene’s nine secrets to parent night success

How educator Marlene Mack Ayers ensures parents come out and support anything her school does.

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.