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Newark School Reform

N.J.'s Only All-Boys Public School Prompts Praise, Criticism

Posted 10.23.2012 | Education

Last month marked the grand opening of the Eagle Academy for Young Men of Newark, the city’s first and only public, single-sex school. The academ...

Why We Shouldn't Avoid Talking About Reform in Education

Greg Taylor | Posted 12.02.2012 | New York
Greg Taylor

Recently, a notable and respected community leader here in Newark, New Jersey cautioned me not to use the word "reform." Fair enough. But fears over word choice have to take a back seat to the critical needs of our students.

Newark Consolidating Schools To Make Way For Charters, After Zuckerberg Donation

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

NEWARK, N.J. — Newark school officials are considering a massive reorganization of the city's schools that would make more space for charter sch...

$100M Newark School Reform Goes Door-To-Door

AP | DAVID PORTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

NEWARK, N.J. — The first phase of the $100 million Facebook-funded makeover of Newark's school system will reach far beyond classrooms and into ...