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Poisoning America's Children
Founder, ECE PolicyWorks
Group Of Black Bernie Supporters Distributes Water To Newark Schools
Drinking water at the schools had been contaminated with lead.
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After Flint, New York & New Jersey Lawmakers Hope To Prevent A Water Crisis At Home
Federal law doesn't currently require lead testing in most U.S. schools.
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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.
Actress Christina Jackson Discusses Her Audition for the New Series Outsiders
Writer, NYCastings, "V" fanatic
I must say, I love Christina Jackson, and not just because she studied and graduated from the Arts High School in Newark, New Jersey, but because she totally corrected me when I goofed up about her HBO
Mark Zuckerberg Highlights What He Learned After $100 Million Gift To Newark
"Change in education takes time and requires a long term focus."
Newark Teachers Express Frustration With Current Merit Pay System
By Geoff Mulvihill, AP
The merit pay system was helped made possible with a $100 million donation from Mark Zuckerberg.
5 years After Facebook Pledge, Newark Schools Struggle
By GEOFF MULVIHILL, AP
"Conditions on the ground have not improved. They've gotten worse."
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Newark Schools Still Struggling Despite Facebook Donation
Alana Horowitz Satlin
There have been some positive changes, but Newark has a long way to go.
Controversial Newark Schools Leader Is Stepping Down From Post
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Who's Listening in Newark?
Teacher and writer; blogger, curmudgucation.blogspot.com
When Mayor Ras Baraka joined a student protest on Newark's main drag last Wednesday, it was if New Jersey media had collectively decided they were going to silence the dissenting voices of Newark.
Newark Schools Under Investigation For Racism
NJ Students To 'Escalate' Actions After Demanding Superintendent Cami Anderson's Removal
Ready, Set, Resist: New Jersey Families Defend Public Education
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.
Shavar Jeffries: A Vision for Newark
Writer, Humorist & Television Commentator
I walked with Jeffries and a group of his supporters last week as he canvassed Newark's South ward, which he does regularly, despite it being an extremely time-consuming effort.
A Leadership Challenge in Newark
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?
Is The "One Newark" Schools Plan Even Allowed To Move Forward?
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.
City's School Chief Ditches Rowdy Meeting After 'Brown Baby' Remarks
The Year In Education: A Look Back At 2012
CREDO's Study of Charter Schools in NJ Leaves Many Unanswered Questions
Julia Sass Rubin, Ph.D.
Associate professor, Rutgers University; Founding member, Save...
How can an institution that claims to be academically objective put out a press release that is so misleading about the study's findings?
As Goes Newark, So Goes...
President & CEO, Foundation for Newark’s Future
This is a great day for Newark and we must pause to take it in. It is a momentous opportunity to improve education in Newark and remake what it means to be a teacher in this country -- respected, protected, and held to the highest standards.
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