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Apparently, Just Being Rich is Enough to Run Our Nation's Schools
Walter Fernando Balser, Ed.D.
The mulling of Dr. Ben Carson for Secretary of Education by Donald Trump was perplexing, if not alarming. The appointment
Group Of Black Bernie Supporters Distributes Water To Newark Schools
Drinking water at the schools had been contaminated with lead.
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'Don't Drink The Water' In Newark Public Schools, Officials Say
Thirty Newark schools have turned off their water systems after detecting elevated levels of lead.
Mark Zuckerberg Highlights What He Learned After $100 Million Gift To Newark
"Change in education takes time and requires a long term focus."
Controversial Leader Of New Jersey City Schools Is Stepping Down From Post
Hespe praised Anderson's initiatives and leadership in a press release from the New Jersey Department of Education. Since
These Newark Students Have Been Camping Out At Their School District Headquarters For Days
"We want to have an open and honest discussions with [Cami Anderson]," said Marques. "She's making decisions completely without
'Don't Know Much about History': Is Denver the Start of a New Student Movement?
Dr. Yohuru Williams is a Professor of History at Fairfield Uni...
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.
New Jersey Parents And Students Boycott First Day Of School
Some parents also think that state-appointed District Superintendent Cami Anderson did not solicit enough input from community
Newark, N.J., Schools Plan Opposed By Mayor-Elect Ras Baraka Takes Big Step Forward
The district is boasting success about the universal enrollment process, which allowed students to rank their top eight choices
How New Jersey Legislators Are Standing Up To A Chris Christie Schools Appointee
The One Newark plan prompted several legislators to propose a bill in January that would require district superintendents
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After 'Brown Babies' Drama, Newark School Leader Boycotts School Board Meetings
Bakersville-Richardson said she thought Anderson’s walkout at the January meeting was premeditated and was not based on offense
Poverty, Politics, Racism and School Reform
Superintendent, Newark Public Schools
Newark's inconvenient truth: Our poorest neighborhoods, disproportionately African American, contain some of the lowest-performing public schools in the country and have for a long time.
Innovative Enrollment Initiative Gives Students Real Choice
CEO, Newark Charter School Fund (NCSF)
Under universal enrollment, parents will simply fill out a single application to rank their top public district or charter school choices.
Turnaround School Ignores Misbehavior All Over Again because "That's What We Do"
Retired teacher and historian
I hope that the lesson emerges from Quitman, and similar turnarounds, that the better approach is to invest in socio-emotional supports, teaching children to be students, and thus laying the foundation for high-quality instruction.
Newark's School Turnaround Strategy Changes Course
In a July 2010 article in The New York Times about the launch of Global Village in Newark, educators and parents called it
Newark Public Schools, Teachers Union Reach Tentative Deal That Includes Teacher Bonuses Tied To Classroom Performance
While merit-pay systems that connect compensation to student performance have generally been met with resistance by teachers
Facebook's $100 Million Donation To Newark: Some Cash Goes To Teachers
Newark teachers will get grants to develop innovative classroom programs from the $100 million donated by Facebook founder
Build On Newark's Progress
Executive Director, the Education Law Center (ELC)
What Newark needs is a commitment to sustain the gains already made through research-proven, effective investments, practices and initiatives, designed to reach all students, not just a few.
$100 Million Donation To Newark Schools Comes With Conditions, Causes Controversy
Though Booker says he "would not take a formal role in running Newark schools," parents and students are still waiting to
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