Though Governor Chris Christie refers to students protesting his privatization plans as drug mules, the students of Newark decided yesterday to stand up for their right to an education and walked out of class to protest the attack on their public school system. About 1,000 students from a half-dozen Newark high schools walked out of [...]
|By: DSWright Wednesday April 10, 2013 8:10 am|
|By: DSWright Monday March 25, 2013 10:12 am|
Governor Chris Christie has announced a state takeover of the Camden school system to force privatization programs. The privatization program had been stymied by residents and their local representatives who did not want to lose their public school system. Now privatization advocates have been able to go around local authorities and have the Governor hand [...]
|By: DSWright Wednesday December 26, 2012 9:16 am|
A Superior Court judge has ordered the City of Newark to release emails that were exchanged about the $100 million pledge that Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg made to Newark schools in September 2010.