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Newark To Offer Support Centers For ‘One Newark’ Student Enrollment

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.

08/12/2015

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

Newark Schools Chief Cami Anderson Stepping Down

She will be replaced by Chris Cerf, who was New Jersey’s education commissioner for three years starting in early 2011.

06/22/2015

Ras Baraka

Newark Mayor Pens Letter To President Regarding State Of School District

Newark’s Mayor is asking for the Commander in Chief to weigh in on how to fix New Jersey’s largest school district.

10/16/2014

Parents wait in line to enroll their children in school in Newark on Aug. 22, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Newark Schools Superintendent Addresses Complaints Of ‘One Newark’ Program

This week, the controversial One Newark school program becomes reality even as some parents plan to boycott the first day of school.

09/02/2014

Parents wait in line to enroll their children in school in Newark on Aug. 22, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Frustrated Parents Say They Will Boycott Newark Schools

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.

08/27/2014

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$100 Million Coming For Repairs To Newark Schools

The Newark Public School District said the state has committed $100 million to repair its public schools.

12/22/2013