A vision supported by a village of supporters: A People’s Prep Voice

Guest Blogger: Lauren Mignogno, Literature teacher at People’s Prep Charter High School in Newark, NJ. 

A few days ago, during a polite small talk conversation, a woman asked me where I was a teacher, and when I named a charter school, her demeanor immediately changed. “Oh. I don’t like charter schools,” she said. “I think...

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 to work with your children to build a better future, we celebrate and give thanks to you. From the NJCSA, we wish you all a wonderful and safe Thanksgiving Holiday.

Whose Child Is This?
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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 City. 

I attended an elementary public school in a suburban neighborhood, not far from New York City. There wasn’t much discussion surrounding where I went to school as the majority of kids attended public school. As such, my elementary school experience was...