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NCLC Announces Launch of Public Conversations to Strengthen Newark’s College-Going Culture

Mayor Ras J. Baraka, Newark Public Schools Superintendent Roger León, Newark City of Learning Collaborative (NCLC) Executive Director Reginald Lewis, Essex County Schools of Technology Superintendent Dr. James Pedersen, KIPP New Jersey Chief External Officer Ben Cope, and St. Benedict’s Prep Dean of Seniors and College Placement Didier Jean-Baptiste announced at a press conference on Wednesday, Sept. 19, the launch of public … Read More

Video: Newark looks to dramatically increase percentage of college graduates by 2025

Compared to state and national rates, Newarkers have fallen behind in pursuing a college degree after high school. That’s according to study by Newark City of Learning Collaborative. “NCLC exists due to the reality that not enough Newark residents are earning the degrees and credentials necessary to compete for viable employment in our city’s economy,” … Read More

Newark Community Partners Celebrate Superintendent Roger León

[NEWARK, New Jersey – August 30, 2018] – Newark Community Partners recently honored the new Superintendent of Newark Public Schools Roger León at a reception at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Ryan Gallery. The Community Partners are the New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Newark City of Learning Collaborative (NCLC), Newark Trust for Education, Prudential … Read More

Overall College Enrollment and Completion Increases for Newark High School Graduates; Community Dialogues Planned to Build on Success

New report from the Newark City of Learning Collaborative and Rutgers University-Newark’s School of Public Affairs and Administration highlights college-going trends (Newark, NJ — July 30, 2018 ) Today, the Newark City of Learning Collaborative (NCLC) released Post-Secondary Outcomes of Newark High School Graduates, an analysis of what college-going looks like for nearly 13,500 of Newark’s recent graduates. … Read More

What Does College-Going Look Like for Newark Students?

This summer, the Newark City of Learning Collaborative (NCLC) is releasing Post-Secondary Outcomes of Newark High School Graduates, an analysis of what college-going looks like for 13,500 of Newark’s recent graduates. NCLC, which is working to build Newark’s college-going culture by ensuring that all Newarkers have the tools and resources needed to get to and … Read More

NCLC Hosts Inaugural Interfaith College Seminar

On Thursday, April 26, 2018, the Newark City of Learning Collaborative (NCLC) gathered clergy members at Pillar College for the Inaugural Interfaith College Seminar: Exploring Newark’s College-Going Culture. The half-day seminar, which was co-sponsored by the City of Newark, The Positive Community Magazine, and Pillar College, introduced faith leaders from various Christian denominations and the … Read More

Two Newark City of Learning Collaborative partners enter agreement

Two founding members of the Newark City of Learning Collaborative (NCLC) joined forces earlier this week to facilitate the matriculation process of students seeking a master in counseling, with specialization in marriage, couple, and family counseling. The agreement between Newark’s Pillar College, a Christian-based institution of higher learning offering accredited degrees at the associate’s, bachelor’s … Read More

NCLC featured on Caucus: New Jersey with Steve Adubato

Newark, NJ: Improving the Lives of Inner City Youth Steve Adubato sits down with community leaders in the greater Newark area who are working to improve the lives of inner-city youth by providing access to quality after school programs, improved educational opportunities, and job/college readiness initiatives. This panel also addresses the ways young people can … Read More