Christie and Baraka will issue a statement outlining future plans for the district in coming days, says the press release
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
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.
One Newark, unveiled last December, gives students the option of attending a school besides the one in their local neighborhood
The "One Newark" plan, announced at the end of last year by state-appointed Superintendent Cami Anderson, calls for the relocation
Despite efforts to silence and outspend dissent, in city after city, in town after town, New Jersey students, parents and teachers are fighting for their public schools.
For her part, Anderson said she suspects the One Newark rollout may have followed a different narrative in a year that didn't
In early February, the ELC filed a lawsuit against the state DOE for failing to ensure that Newark and 30 other school districts
Chris Christie Touts Cami Anderson's Approach To Education Reform
Earlier this month, Anderson came under particular scrutiny after five Newark principals, who had criticized the "One Newark