Newark Schools Chief Cami Anderson Stepping DownShe will be replaced by Chris Cerf, who was New Jersey's education commissioner for three years starting in early 2011.
Newark Students Walk Out Of School, Protest City's Education PolicyNewark students walked out of school Friday and crowded city streets, to protest the public school administration.
Lawmakers Criticize Newark Schools Chief Over Her ManagementMembers 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 Schools Open, But Some Parents Boycott Over New Enrollment ProgramOrganizers say they expect 1,000 Newark families to keep their children out of the city's public schools Thursday in a boycott over the city's new enrollment system.
Newark Public School Students Protest District Reform Planthe 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.
$100 Million Coming For Repairs To Newark SchoolsThe Newark Public School District said the state has committed $100 million to repair its public schools.
Tentative Newark Teachers Contract First In NJ To Tie Pay To Student PerformanceThe contract allows for up to $12,500 in bonuses tied to performance evaluations, said Newark Teachers Union President Joseph Del Grosso, making it the first in the state to tie the pay of public school teachers partly to how well their students perform.
Newark Announces Plan For Overhaul Of School SystemNewark officials have unveiled the final details of a wide-ranging plan to overhaul the city's struggling school district.
Officials Back Newark School Closings Proposal"Your children are going to be getting into environments that are better for their future. It's as simple as that," Newark Mayor Cory Booker said.
Gov. Chris Christie Names Cami Anderson To Be New Newark Schools SuperintendentAnderson most recently served as superintendent of Alternative High Schools and Programming for the New York City Board of Education.