Mayor Ras Baraka said it’s clear that the “One Newark” enrollment system isn’t working, but until schools are placed back under local control, the city has set up enrollment assistance sites across the city.
She will be replaced by Chris Cerf, who was New Jersey’s education commissioner for three years starting in early 2011.
Newark’s Mayor is asking for the Commander in Chief to weigh in on how to fix New Jersey’s largest school district.
This week, the controversial One Newark school program becomes reality even as some parents plan to boycott the first day of school.
The parents are upset about problems that they say have persisted in New Jersey’s largest school district since the state took it over nearly 20 years ago.
The Newark Public School District said the state has committed $100 million to repair its public schools.