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, private and non-private, in search of a well-rounded school that offered a challenging yet adequate education that was suitable for each child. I wanted a school that welcomed, desired and encouraged parental involvement and a school that gave back to their community. It...

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 he’d go to local middle schools to talk up the high school he attends, St. Peter’s Prep.

Then, he decided to think bigger. Williamson created the Jersey City Youth Alliance, a collection of about 20 high school students who hail from all over...

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 “abject poverty” from the Star-Ledger article. 

The commentary in a recent Star-Ledger article from Julia Sass Rubin is quite offensive. Her remarks are out of touch with our community and showcase the privilege of being an educator...