Tap here to turn on desktop notifications to get the news sent straight to you.
Join HuffPost Plus
NEWARK PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Apparently, Just Being Rich is Enough to Run Our Nation's Schools
Walter Fernando Balser, Ed.D.
The mulling of Dr. Ben Carson for Secretary of Education by Donald Trump was perplexing, if not alarming. The appointment
Group Of Black Bernie Supporters Distributes Water To Newark Schools
Drinking water at the schools had been contaminated with lead.
Drew Angerer/Getty Images
'Don't Drink The Water' In Newark Public Schools, Officials Say
Thirty Newark schools have turned off their water systems after detecting elevated levels of lead.
Mark Zuckerberg Highlights What He Learned After $100 Million Gift To Newark
"Change in education takes time and requires a long term focus."
Controversial Leader Of New Jersey City Schools Is Stepping Down From Post
Christie and Baraka will issue a statement outlining future plans for the district in coming days, says the press release
These Newark Students Have Been Camping Out At Their School District Headquarters For Days
UPDATE: 4:02 p.m. -- Later Friday afternoon, students announced that they would be ending the sit-in at 5:30 p.m. The students
'Don't Know Much about History': Is Denver the Start of a New Student Movement?
Dr. Yohuru Williams is a Professor of History at Fairfield Uni...
The protest to preserve the history curriculum is important for many reasons. If the so-called education reformers are not careful, they may bring on that catastrophe by toppling the only remaining institution dedicated to reinforcing civic values -- public education.
New Jersey Parents And Students Boycott First Day Of School
One Newark, unveiled last December, gives students the option of attending a school besides the one in their local neighborhood
Newark, N.J., Schools Plan Opposed By Mayor-Elect Ras Baraka Takes Big Step Forward
For her part, Anderson said she suspects the One Newark rollout may have followed a different narrative in a year that didn't
How New Jersey Legislators Are Standing Up To A Chris Christie Schools Appointee
Also in January, several senators sponsored a bill that would force the state to relinquish control of local school districts
Do you have info to share with HuffPost reporters?
After 'Brown Babies' Drama, Newark School Leader Boycotts School Board Meetings
Anderson, who is white, alluded to the verbal attacks in a Tuesday press release: “I am an educator who believes that we
Poverty, Politics, Racism and School Reform
Superintendent, Newark Public Schools
Newark's inconvenient truth: Our poorest neighborhoods, disproportionately African American, contain some of the lowest-performing public schools in the country and have for a long time.
Innovative Enrollment Initiative Gives Students Real Choice
CEO, Newark Charter School Fund (NCSF)
Under universal enrollment, parents will simply fill out a single application to rank their top public district or charter school choices.
Turnaround School Ignores Misbehavior All Over Again because "That's What We Do"
Retired teacher and historian
I hope that the lesson emerges from Quitman, and similar turnarounds, that the better approach is to invest in socio-emotional supports, teaching children to be students, and thus laying the foundation for high-quality instruction.
Newark's School Turnaround Strategy Changes Course
By Sara Neufeld, The Hechinger Report
Tagoe is searching for another job but still volunteers to help when parents and students seek assistance or information
Newark Public Schools, Teachers Union Reach Tentative Deal That Includes Teacher Bonuses Tied To Classroom Performance
Teachers rated “effective” or “highly effective” under a new evaluation system will be eligible for annual bonuses ranging
Facebook's $100 Million Donation To Newark: Some Cash Goes To Teachers
Newark teachers will get grants to develop innovative classroom programs from the $100 million donated by Facebook founder
Build On Newark's Progress
Executive Director, the Education Law Center (ELC)
What Newark needs is a commitment to sustain the gains already made through research-proven, effective investments, practices and initiatives, designed to reach all students, not just a few.
$100 Million Donation To Newark Schools Comes With Conditions, Causes Controversy
WATCH: When Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg donated $100 million to the Newark Public Schools system in September, advocates
Real Life. Real News. Real Voices.
Help us tell more of the stories that matter from voices that too often remain unheard.
Join HuffPost Plus
Let us know what you'd like to see as a HuffPost Member.
Take the survey
Culture & Arts
TV & Film
Style & Beauty
Food & Drink
Home & Living
Impact: Project Zero
Impact: This New World
Listen to America
From Our Partners
What's Working: Purpose + Profit