Mission of the NJ Network to Close the Achievement Gaps
In 2007 the Educational Information and Resource Center (EIRC), with the Penn Center for Educational Leadership at the University of Pennsylvania as a resource, established a regional network of school districts in New Jersey that would be committed to actively reducing the gaps in achievement and school engagement among disaggregated populations, African American, Latino/Latina, gender issues and special needs students.
Our Network districts pledge their schools to:
NJNCAG District teams (superintendents, assistant superintendents/curriculum directors, principals, and teachers) have multiple opportunities to participate in on-going Network-wide professional learning activities. Of significant benefit are regularly scheduled professional learning experiences to network with professional colleagues within and between member districts, and with other school districts across the region and nation that bring a shared passion and commitment for addressing educational inequities.
Activities focus on developing and sharing practical strategies for leading equity-driven districts that truly address the learning and developmental needs of all students.
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