Office of Accountability

Supplemental Educational Services
Service Summary Information

Newton Learning, a division of Edison Schools, Inc.

1.

Name of organization:

Newton Learning, a division of Edison Schools, Inc.

Primary location:

521 Fifth Avenue, 11th Floor
New York, NY 10175

Contact information:
(phone / email / website):

Joel Rose
VP Supplemental Educational Services
Phone: 212.419.1684
Email: jrose@edisonschools.com
Web: www.newtonlearning.net external link

LEAs where service will be provided:

All eligible

2.

Years provider has delivered service:

1995-present

3.

Evidence that services have been effective:

Edison wholly managed schools show an average annual gain of 6% on criterion-referenced tests and 5% on norm-referenced tests. Edison Extra summer programs show an average 63% gain in language arts from pre to post test and an average 65% gain in math form pre to post test.

4.

Title of the instructional program, curriculum series to be used (if appropriate):

Newton Learning

5.

Grade level(s) the provider will serve:

K-8

6.

Content area(s) provider will serve:

English language arts (including reading);

Mathematics

7.

Number of sessions provided per week, if applicable:

Based on need, generally between 2 and 4

8.

Average length of each service session (minutes/hours):

60 to 90 minutes, depending on needs of school/LEA

9.

Duration of the available service period (e.g. September 1 – June 30; September 1 – August 31; weekends only; summer school only; specific number of weeks or hours, other, etc;):

Sept 1 – June 30, and summer school.

10.

Type of instruction:

Small group (average 15)

10a

Description of methods and strategies for serving eligible students with disabilities:

 

10b

Description of methods and strategies for serving eligible students with limited English proficiency:

 

11.

Qualifications of the service provider(s)/instructor(s):

NYS certified supervisory staff and certified teachers, paraprofessionals, and others.

12.

Reports to parents, teachers, and LEA (Content, frequency, method of delivery):

Pre-, midterm, and post- test reports, as well as other informal assessments communicated by mail to parents and LEA.

13.

Will transportation to the service location be provided at no charge if requested? (Note: LEAs are not required to provide or pay for transportation)

No. Note; LEAs are not required to provide or pay for transportation.

14.

Additional relevant information:

 

Last Updated: March 21, 2014