A blog by Beth O’Donnell
Mar 25, 2015 by / No Comments

I chose to work at People’s Prep Charter School because I felt it was a great opportunity to provide guidance to adolescents at a crucial turning point in their lives. PPCS offered a unique environment to work with individuals who are trying to find their inner strength to overcome the obstacles before them. Despite the […]

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Art at People’s Prep by Joyce Chen
Jan 22, 2015 by / No Comments

I chose to work at People’s Preparatory Charter School because students here are guided towards valuing and independently maintaining habits necessary for success in academics, a future career, and personal life. These habits include never giving up, finding different solutions to overcome obstacles, and motivating oneself as well as supporting one’s peers to achieve common […]

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People’s Prep will have a delayed opening for students on Monday, January 6, 2014. Students in grade 9 will begin at 9:55 AM and students in grades 10 and 11 will begin at 10:05 AM.
Jan 5, 2014 by / No Comments

People’s Prep will have a delayed opening for students on Monday, January 6, 2014.  Students in grade 9 will begin at 9:55 AMand students in grades 10 and 11 will begin at 10:05 AM.  Please contact the Council Coaches for more information.

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People’s Prep’s Keith Robinson wins 2013 Fishman Prize
May 21, 2013 by / No Comments

People’s Preparatory Charter School (PPCS) and The New Teacher Project (TNTP) announced that Keith Robinson, a PPCS ninth grade mathematics teacher and Dean of Culture, has won the Fishman Prize for Superlative Classroom Practice. The prize, awarded annually, honors exceptionally effective teachers working in high-poverty public schools. Read Full Article

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A New Charter School In Newark Faces Growing Pains
Apr 27, 2013 by / No Comments

Just before eight on a bright spring morning, 95 ninth-graders in blue polo shirts and khakis line up outside a three-story brick building in Newark located between a bail bondsman’s office and a block of homes with barred windows. The building, long a neighborhood middle school, in August 2011 became home to People’s Preparatory Charter […]

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