Newark public schools

FILE -- Cami Anderson appears with Gov. Christie Christie in May 2011 after being picked to lead Newark schools. (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Lawmakers Criticize Newark Schools Chief Over Her Management

Members of a joint public schools panel blasted Newark Superintendent Cami Anderson’s management style and her plans to overhaul the district during a hearing Tuesday, with one senator calling for her to resign.


Newark public schools stage a sit-in. (credit: CBS 2)

Newark Public School Students Protest District Reform Plan

the students sat down in a meeting room Tuesday and did not get up until Wednesday morning. They then took their protest to the front of the school’s headquarters.


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Report: Newark Public Schools Lay Off Over 100 Employees

More than 100 employees have been laid off in the Newark Public School system, according to a published report.


Newark Mayor Cory Booker and Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg at the KIPP Newark Collegiate Academy - Newark, NJ - Sep 25, 2010 - Photo: Anthony Alvarez via Newark Mayor's Office

Booker Releases Emails Related To $100 Million Grant For Newark Schools From Facebook’s Zuckerberg

Booker, Gov. Chris Christie and Zuckerberg announced the $100 million grant on Oprah Winfrey’s show in September 2010.