Making Sustainability for Education More Accessible

Ecoliteracy is an understanding of natural and man made systems, and how those systems interact with each other. Ultimately it’s the combination of traditional environmental-based science and sustainability practices. Earlier...

New Year, New Resolutions: Harnessing the Grit Our Students Already Have

Guest post by Sajan George, CEO of Matchbook Learning Grit.  It’s becoming a buzzword in education circles. Our children aren’t succeeding, the thinking goes, because they aren’t tough enough – they lack grit....

A Forest for the Streets: Rutgers–Camden and LEAP Students Team Up to Grow Food Forest in Camden

By Tom McLaughlin More needs to be done – and soon, explains Matthew Closter. With one main supermarket, Camden is a USDA-designated food desert. What’s more, the city continues to be plagued by a number of environmental...

#MusicMonday: Because Every Child Should Have Access to the Arts

Each year Trenton's Foundation Academy Charter School has a spring performance--this June it was held at Rider University. In this short film music teachers, Emily DiUglio and Peter Oswald, explain how their students are...

MUST WATCH: Through Classical Music, Students ‘Stand’ Together

The Foundation Academy Charter School of Trenton, NJ has the incredible opportunity to team up with local and professional musicians to teach students.  ‘Stand Partners’ is a unique partnership with the  Djokic Family...