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.
Recently in New Jersey Category
July 24, 2014
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.
August 23, 2013
Paymon Rouhanifard, the former chief strategy and innovation officer in Newark, will lead the Camden school district
June 03, 2013
New Jersey's Camden takeover in context.
December 12, 2011
The state took over three New Jersey districts more than a decade ago, but observers on the ground say the results have been mixed.