Tag: Red Bank Charter School

Feds Investigate Red Bank Charter School

By John Burton RED BANK – The U.S. Department of Education has agreed to investigate the Red Bank Charter School concerning long-standing allegations that the school has perpetuated racial segregation...

February 21, 2017 | comments

Red Bank Charter School Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month in Style

RED BANK – Red Bank Charter School marked Hispanic Heritage Month with a cultural celebration that included Latino music, dancing and cuisine. The celebration was part of the school’s curriculum...

November 10, 2016 | comments

State Denies Red Bank Charter School’s Plan For Growth

By John Burton RED BANK – State Commissioner of Education David C. Hespe made known his decision this week, allowing for a sigh of relief for many in the community...

March 3, 2016 | comments

COMMENTARY: Red Bank Charter School

By Meredith Pennotti, Principal When Red Bank Charter School opened its doors in 1997, it was a result of parents and community stakeholders coming together to meet the demand for...

February 24, 2016 | comments

Segregation in Red Bank Schools: How It Happened and What Can Be Done

By John Burton RED BANK – Public school segregation. It conjures up stark images of a defiant George Wallace in the early 1960s; frightened young students of color with books...

February 19, 2016 | comments

Crowd Turns Out To Comment on Charter School Expansion Plan

RED BANK – The Red Bank Charter School has offered to slightly amend its expansion plan, but the deep and contentious divide that exists in the community was still apparent...

February 5, 2016 | comments

Panel Sees Segregation, Financial Burden In Red Bank Charter School Plan

By John Burton RED BANK – A report issued by a group appointed by the mayor to review a plan to expand the charter school offers some strong objections, and...

February 4, 2016 | comments

A Red Bank Parent’s Perspective On the Proposed Charter School Expansion

  By Wayne Woolley, Red Bank   I am the father of two amazing girls who are thriving at the Red Bank Public Schools. As a parent and a taxpayer,...

January 24, 2016 | comments

Red Bank Asks For More Time To Study Charter School Expansion Plan

By John Burton RED BANK — Borough officials are hoping to delay a plan to double the size of the Red Bank Charter School until they have a chance to...

January 21, 2016 | comments

Red Bank Charter School Proposes Expansion

Impact on public schools is a concern By John Burton RED BANK –  A plan to double the size of Red Bank Charter School is necessary in order to meet...

January 14, 2016 | comments

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