Gov. Chris Christie has asked the state legislature for $10 million to cover the cost of testing water in schools for lead, beginning next school year.
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May 02, 2016
December 14, 2015
Newark, N.J., schools have agreed to take a series of steps by the end of February to halt an ongoing federal investigation of possible civil rights violations in the district.
October 07, 2015
The state took over Jersey City's school district in 1989, citing "total educational failure."
August 24, 2015
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.
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.