Tag: Red Bank Charter School

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