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Montclair State University Receives $2.2 Million U.S. Department of Education Grant

Pictured: Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education and Dean of University College David S. Hood and Assistant Provost for Student Success Danielle Insalaco-Egan Montclair State University will redesign and strengthen its network of support services to give students a more efficient path to a degree, thanks to a federal grant from the U.S. Department of Education. … Read More

Mayor Baraka, Newark City of Learning Collaborative, United Way of Greater Newark, and Newark Public Library Work to Boost Rates of FAFSA Completion

Citywide Effort Pushes for 70 Percent FAFSA Completion Rate (Newark, NJ) — Today, Newark officially launched its first effort to increase the percentage of Newark high school seniors who complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Mayor Ras J. Baraka and city leaders Reginald Lewis, Executive Director of the Newark City of Learning … Read More


PRESS CONFERENCE: NEWARK FAFSA CHALLENGE THURSDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2019 AT 11:30 AM, CITY HALL, 920 BROAD STREET   Join Mayor Ras Baraka, the Newark City of Learning Collaborative (NCLC), the United Way of Greater Newark, and the Newark Public Library on Thursday, October 31, 2019 at 11:30 am at Newark City Hall for the launch … Read More

NCLC Executive Director Featured on the NJBIZ 2019 Education Power 50 List

NCLC Executive Director, Reginald Lewis, was recognized as one of NJ’s 2019 Education Power 50 by NJBIZ. The leaders profiled in the Education Power 50 list are responsible for managing organizations, making policies that directly affect the institutions, or are themselves directly responsible for imparting knowledge to students, apprentices, and the citizenry at large. Those … Read More

NCLC Partners with City and Other Anchors on #NewarkReads Literacy Coalition

Mayor Ras J. Baraka, Newark Public Schools Superintendent Roger León, Newark Public Library Director Jeffrey Trzeciak, Panasonic Foundation Executive Director Alejandra Ceja, United Way of Essex and West Hudson CEO Catherine Wilson, and Newark City of Learning Collaborative (NCLC) Executive Director Reginald Lewis launched #NewarkReads on Tuesday, June 4, 2019. #NewarkReads is a comprehensive literacy … Read More

NCLC hosts Lead New Jersey on the Rutgers-Newark Campus

NCLC hosted Lead New Jersey for an education seminar on the Rutgers-Newark campus on Thursday, May 16, 2019. Currently in its 33rd class of Fellows, Lead New Jersey is a year-long opportunity for New Jersey’s public, private, and nonprofit leaders to engage in monthly seminars on a range of public policy topics. Lead New Jersey’s … Read More