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The Newark Public Library has digitized their collection of Newark high school yearbooks.
Heart of Stone [Videorecording].
Beth Toni Kruvant, producer and director. Good Footage, 2009.
of a bold principal who works with gang leaders and alumni of Weequahic
High School of Newark, New Jersey to give African American students at
this inner city school a hopeful future." Available?
Bongiorno Productions, 2014. "The Benedictine monks of Newark Abbey, in the heart of one of America's most dangerous cities, are able to achieve amazing success with the most vulnerable population: inner city African American and Latino teenage males...The film details how their "recipe for success" follows the 6th century Rule of Saint Benedict and how this rule can serve as a model for whole cities nationwide." Available?
Sheron M. Brown. Ph.D. Thesis, Capella University, 2007.
"North Star Academy Charter School in Newark, NJ, was selected as a model to represent other high poverty, high minority schools in urban environments. The phenomena occurring at this school suggested how other schools with similar demographics can also experience success." Available?
Washington, D.C., U.S. Dept. of Education, 2006. Profiles eight charter schools, including the North Star Academy School of Newark, that are meeting achievement goals under No Child Left Behind (NCLB). 95% of North Star's 2005 graduates were accepted to 4-year universities.
Wilson Farrand. Newark, N.J., Baker Printing Co., 1916.
History of the second oldest school in New Jersey.
Newark Academy, New Jersey : Young Ladies' Department, under the care of the Rev. Timothy Alden
Newark N.J. : Printed by W. Tuttle, 1809.
List the terms (cost for entrance, programs, and boarding) at the academy that "will be opened for the instruction of young ladies, the second day of January, 1810." The rest of the pamplet consists of testimonials to the Rev. Timothy Alden, who would be in charge of the Young Ladies' Department. Available?
"Newark School of Fine and Industrial Arts."
Irmari Nacht and Bobbie Bouton-Goldberg. IN Encyclopedia of New Jersey, New Brunswick N.J., Rutgers University Press, 2004, p. 566
From 1882 to 1995 the NSFIA was an important school of fine and applied arts. Available?
Miracle on High Street: The Rise, Fall, and Resurrection of St. Benedict's Prep in Newark, N.J.
Thomas Allan McCabe. New York, Fordham University Press, 2011.
Founded in 1868 as a Catholic "day college;" St. Benedict's officially became a preparatory school in 1910. Available?