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Cami Anderson

Ready, Set, Resist: New Jersey Families Defend Public Education

Elizabeth Weill-Greenberg | Posted 07.27.2014 | Education
Elizabeth Weill-Greenberg

Despite efforts to silence and outspend dissent, in city after city, in town after town, New Jersey students, parents and teachers are fighting for their public schools.

Why Did Corporate Reformers Overlook Newark's Children and Families?

John Thompson | Posted 07.19.2014 | Education
John Thompson

As the climax approached in Dale Russakoff's compelling New Yorker article, "Schooled," a Newark mother asked the key question of Superintendent Cami ...

Rebecca Klein

Newark, N.J., Schools Plan Opposed By Mayor-Elect Takes Big Step Forward

HuffingtonPost.com | Rebecca Klein | Posted 05.14.2014 | Politics

An education plan at the center of Newark, New Jersey's, vitriolic mayoral campaign became much more real this week when school officials provided fam...

Rebecca Klein

Newark Clergy Members Demand Halt To Potentially 'Catastrophic' Schools Plan

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Is 2014 the Year of Teacher Tenure Reform?

Mashea Ashton | Posted 05.18.2014 | Education
Mashea Ashton

Every child deserves great teachers. Unfortunately, making sure we keep the best educators in our nation's classrooms is an ongoing battle.

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.

A Leadership Challenge in Newark

TNTP | Posted 05.07.2014 | Education
TNTP

How do we make room for bold and inspirational public servants if those who dare to take on big issues become largely vilified -- like Cami Anderson?

Rebecca Klein

Clearly, Newark Mayoral Race Candidates Aren't This School Leader's Biggest Fans

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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?

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Turn Around and Find the Keys

Diann Woodard | Posted 04.01.2014 | Education
Diann Woodard

The need goes beyond calling on superintendents to behave more civilly. It extends to calling on school leaders to engage their communities in advocating for needed changes.

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 ...

Newark Public Schools, Teachers Union Reach Deal Linking Bonuses To Classroom Performance

Posted 10.20.2012 | Education

Newark Public Schools and the Newark Teachers Union have reached a tentative deal that includes a universal salary scale linking teacher bonuses to cl...

Teachers To Get Some Of Facebook's $100 Million Donation

West Ward, NJ Patch | Joshua Wilwohl | Posted 11.21.2011 | Education

Newark teachers will get grants to develop innovative classroom programs from the $100 million donated by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg to the city...

Joy Resmovits

New School District Will Test Obama's Education Reforms

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 07.13.2011 | Education

By accepting a job as superintendent of a new Tennessee school district, Chris Barbic has positioned himself as the face of an up-and-coming governanc...

Joy Resmovits

In Leading Newark's Schools, Cami Anderson Steps Into the Spotlight

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 07.09.2011 | Education

NEW YORK -- Cami Anderson has a big challenge. In her first press conference since being named the new superintendent of Newark, N.J.'s largely faili...