Category: Schools

Privatization of education is a “Black Hole”

The Center for Media and Democracy (CMD) released a special report following its year-long investigation that describes the privatization of education spending in the United States as the “Charter School Black Hole.” The national investigative group known for in-depth investigations into the influence of corporations,…

Teachers score victories over Newark school board

New Jersey’s Public Employment Relations Commission issued an initial decision on the Newark Teachers Union’s (NTU) charges of interference with NJEA convention leave, refusal to provide the names of allegedly ineffective teachers and the blocking of labor leader John M. Abeigon’s email. “I am pleased…

Cami Anderson finally leaving Newark

Newark’s schools superintendent is stepping down after an often stormy four-year tenure, marked by conflict with parents and students who opposed her controversial plan to privatize the struggling district. Gov. Chris Christie’s office said that Cami Anderson, who is leaving the job by July 8, will…