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Rebecca Klein

To Protest Their Superintendent, These Students Are Sleeping In Her Office

HuffingtonPost.com | Rebecca Klein | Posted 02.20.2015 | Politics

Instead of going to class or eating dinner at home with their parents, a group of New Jersey students has been living inside the headquarters of Newar...

'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.

Rebecca Klein

Parents And Students In This District Boycotted The First Day Of School

HuffingtonPost.com | Rebecca Klein | Posted 09.05.2014 | Politics

A group of parents and students in Newark, New Jersey, boycotted the first day of school on Thursday to protest a new system that reorganized the stat...

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 investigati...

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.

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...

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

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...

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 ...