The Alliance to Reclaim Our Schools report comes as public debate rages over the Louisiana Recovery School District's takeover of most of New Orleans' schools after Hurricane Katrina.
Recently in New Jersey Category
August 24, 2015
February 26, 2015
Anderson and the state signed a three-year contract last year, but it required both parties to agree to an extension each year.
November 25, 2014
One New Jersey high school has canceled midterms and final exams in an effort to cut back on the time students spend taking tests.
September 08, 2014
Parents Unified for Local School Education New Jersey is calling for community-driven schools and opposes the One Newark reorganization plan.
August 28, 2014
The transportation plan includes a shuttle bus service for some students and maps showing safe walking routes.
July 24, 2014
The complaint was filed in May by the Washington-based Advancement Project, which has also filed complaints against districts in Chicago and New Orleans, alleging that the widespread school closures and charter expansions discriminated against minority students.
June 27, 2014
Under the "hybrid" contract, Anderson and the state must agree to an extension each year. Anderson has come under fire recently for her "One Newark" school reform plan.
June 03, 2014
The State Board of Education is to consider resolutions that would allow Newark's school board to vote on issues on financial management and the Paterson School board to vote on operations.
June 02, 2014
Cami Anderson said she is "passionate" about the city and "hopeful" about the progress she has seen.
January 30, 2014
Newark is shaping up to be a major flash point for school reform in 2014 as opposition erupts to Superintendent Cami Anderson's plans to reorganize the district through closures, consolidations, and charter school expansion.