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Parents Empowered

LEAD to host 2020 Parents Empowered series Newark, New Jersey -- LEAD Charter School was recently selected as one of five host sites for the Spring 2020 "Parents Empowered: Building Your Family’s…


Money and mindfulness

LEAD joins inaugural Meditation Mentor training program Newark, New Jersey -- Laila Shipman, a student at LEAD Charter School,  wanted to change her attitude.  “I was stressing a lot and anybody I…


SAT Testing canceled at LEAD

Due to the CDC's recommendation for social distancing to reduce the spread of COVID-19, LEAD will no longer be a host site for this Saturday's administration of the SAT. Check out collegeboard.org…


COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Response and Updates

UPDATE: March 26, 2020 Communication Regarding Continued Closure We are collectively doing our part as we face the unprecedented public health impact of COVID-19. In accordance with the guidance…


Welcome to Trimester 2!

It's officially the start of Trimester 2, and more than 70 LEAD students are making significant strides toward securing certifications in their chosen CTE career paths - Construction, Allied Health…


LEAD students join Rutgers’ dual enrollment program for the second year

LEAD students Aicha Sacko, Shanelle Gordon, Rahiem Maldonado and Jenee Cordis pose together with their Rutgers hoodies at the LEAD celebration. For the second year, LEAD Charter School has four…


LEADers stand and deliver

  LEAD student Shanelle Gordan earned the top prize Wednesday, at the second annual PGIM Public Speaking event, the culmination of a week-long exercise in public speaking. Communications skills…


Meet your future leaders

About two months ago, LEAD began the process of electing the 2019-20 Youth Policy Council (YPC), a body of six-to-10 students tasked to represent the special interests of the entire LEAD student…


LEAD Big Drip Debates

Over the last several weeks, LEAD Charter students have been engaged in the democratic process as they decided who will represent them in the inaugural LEAD Youth Policy Council (YPC). The YPC is a…