Archive for November 2014

In the spirit of Giving Thanks…

To our schools, their leaders, teachers, and staff, and especially to the families, that allow us the honor and privilege...

The Sixth Grade Switch – From Private School to Charter

A parent perspective from Lynn Brownstein, whose son is in the 6th grade at Learning Community Charter School in Jersey...

Jersey City Global: More than just a school

Guest blog by Cynthia Cartagena Choosing the right school for my son was not an easy task, I researched several schools,...

One Learning Community Charter Alum Gives Back to Younger Peers

Learning Community Charter School alum, Quinn Williamson, 16, was looking for a community service project. Initially thought...

Julia Sass Rubin is Out of Touch

Diane Gutierrez, a mom of two at Foundations Academy in Trenton, addresses Julia Sass Rubin's comments about parents in...

Rubin’s Inaccurate Depictions create additional barriers for urban families

In response to last week's Star-Ledger article, parents are speaking out against Julia Sass Rubin's remarks that poor families...