Report: Newark May Consolidate SchoolsThe plan reportedly called for some long-struggling schools to be closed and their students sent elsewhere. Other schools with low enrollment could be consolidated.
Christie Expected To Unveil Education Reform PlansNew Jersey students were among the best in the nation by such standards as test scores and graduation rates, but the public schools were also among the nation's most expensive to run.
Booker: About $40M Raised For Schools So FarBooker appeared in Manhattan on Monday with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg at the "Education Nation" Summit.
Newark Hopes Facebook Gift Translates To ResultsThe money hasn't even arrived, but it's already creating a buzz in Newark, where three out of five third-graders can't read and write at their grade level.