How Newark’s Public Schools — Both Traditional and Charter — Are Working Together to Lift All Boats

How Newark’s Public Schools — Both Traditional and Charter — Are Working Together to Lift All Boats

Date
Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Excerpt from the piece by Chris Cerf published in The Seventy-Four:

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In Newark, 31 percent of our 50,000 students attend charter schools, but our “portfolio” also includes one of the best magnet school systems in the state (attended by 36 percent of our high school students), several new traditional public schools, high-quality vocational-technical schools (public, but run by the county rather than by the district), and a successful early-child program operated in equal measure by the district and private, nonprofit providers.

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Newark’s schools unquestionably are improving, with charters making a material contribution to those gains while the district’s other public schools are also making progress across the board. Indeed, the Center on Reinventing Public Education found that Newark has more “beat the odds” schools than any other city in the country.

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