New Jersey school proves that low-income schools can be globally competitive Wed, 04/03/2013 Newark, NJ, April 3, 2013 –North Star Academy, a Newark charter school, serves largely low-income, minority students, yet it outperformed all but nine other countries in reading in a recent pilot program.
Mon, 05/21/2012 Newark, NJ—Eric Diamon, an Uncommon Schools English teacher at North Star Academy Vailsburg Middle School, is a winner of the Teach for America Award for Excellence in Teaching, which recognizes alumni who are “exemplary classroom teachers for students growing up in low-income communities.”
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Tue, 05/17/2011 Uncommon Schools (Uncommon), one of the leading nonprofit charter management organizations in the country, is proud to announce that Dr. John B King, Jr., former Uncommon Schools Managing Director, was approved unanimously yesterday as New York State Education Commissioner and President of the University of the State of New York.
Uncommon Posts Strong Results in New York, New Jersey, and Massachusetts Tue, 09/21/2010 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Searcy Milam firstname.lastname@example.org 347-768-0784 PRESS RELEASE
Uncommon announces new partnership with Roxbury Prep Thu, 06/10/2010 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACTS: Brigid Ganley, Uncommon Schools, email@example.com; 212-844-7922 Uncommon Schools Expands to Boston National non-profit announces local partnership with Roxbury Prep
Managing Director Brett Peiser to lead Uncommon's New York City schools Tue, 09/15/2009 September 15, 2009 Dear Friends,
Fri, 06/05/2009 Contact: Julie Shah Associate Director of Development and Marketing Phone: 347-287-7812 firstname.lastname@example.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 5, 2009 PRESS RELEASE U.S. EDUCATION SECRETARY VISITS NORTH STAR ACADEMY ON HIS "LISTENING AND LEARNING" TOUR
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Mon, 10/20/2008 Contact: Megan C. Zug Director of Marketing Phone: 617-645-4063 firstname.lastname@example.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 20, 2008 PRESS RELEASE NORTH STAR ACADEMY POSTS OUTSTANDING RESULTS ON 2008 NEW JERSEY STATE ASSESSMENTS Students Close Achievement Gap