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Controversial Newark Schools Leader Is Stepping Down From Post

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 06.22.2015 | Politics

Cami Anderson, superintendent of Newark Public Schools, announced Monday that she is stepping down from her post after a four-year tenure during which...

'Don't Know Much about History': Is Denver the Start of a New Student Movement?

Yohuru Williams | Posted 11.25.2014 | Education
Yohuru Williams

The protest to preserve the history curriculum is important for many reasons. If the so-called education reformers are not careful, they may bring on that catastrophe by toppling the only remaining institution dedicated to reinforcing civic values -- public education.

Newark Schools Under Investigation For Racism

Reuters | Posted 09.22.2014 | Black Voices

By David Jones NEWARK, N.J., July 23 (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Education said on Wednesday it was investigating complaints th...

Rebecca Klein

NJ Students To 'Escalate' Actions After Demanding Superintendent Cami Anderson's Removal | Rebecca Klein | Posted 05.28.2014 | Politics

Several New Jersey teens seeking to oust state-appointed Newark Superintendent Cami Anderson are planning to take further action after they say state ...

Matt Sledge

Newark Mayoral Candidates Vying To Replace Cory Booker Battle Over Schools | Matt Sledge | Posted 04.24.2014 | Politics

NEWARK, N.J. -- "They're trying to make it like the street fight between Cory Booker and Sharpe James," says Ras Baraka, candidate for mayor of New J...

Rebecca Klein

Newark Clergy Members Demand Halt To Potentially 'Catastrophic' Schools Plan | Rebecca Klein | Posted 04.21.2014 | Politics

The hits just keep on coming for Newark Schools Superintendent Cami Anderson and her plan to reorganize the district's public schools. On Friday, a...

Rebecca Klein

How New Jersey Legislators Are Standing Up To A Chris Christie Schools Appointee | Rebecca Klein | Posted 04.04.2014 | Politics

The New Jersey Legislature this year has seen the introduction of a series of bills and resolutions designed partly to curb one woman's influence over...

Persistence: Reflections of a Life-Long Activist

Cami Anderson | Posted 05.17.2014 | Education
Cami Anderson

Persisting to demand equity was one of the hardest things I have ever worked with a group of people to accomplish. And I learned some tough lessons.

Rebecca Klein

Clearly, Newark Mayoral Race Candidates Aren't This School Leader's Biggest Fans | Rebecca Klein | Posted 02.28.2014 | Politics

One mayoral candidate says Newark School District Superintendent Cami Anderson should be fired. The other says he would confidently work with her if e...

Rebecca Klein

This Superintendent Won't Attend Her Own School Board Meetings | Rebecca Klein | Posted 02.27.2014 | Politics

Nearly 100 citizens gathered to voice opinions about proposed teacher layoffs and other issues at Newark, N.J.’s, monthly School Advisory Board meet...

Rebecca Klein

Is The "One Newark" Schools Plan Even Allowed To Move Forward? | Rebecca Klein | Posted 02.12.2014 | Politics

Newark schools superintendent Cami Anderson announced plans in December to reorganize the district’s schools via several public school closures, the...

City's School Chief Ditches Rowdy Meeting After 'Brown Baby' Remarks

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 01.30.2014 | Politics

Things got seriously personal at a school board meeting in Newark, N.J., this week. Hundreds of parents, teachers and community activists gathered ...