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No Funding in Sight to Repair Newark’s Crumbling Schools
Patrick Wall | Chalkbeat | July 11, 2019 | Education
Buildings in cash-strapped district have leaky roofs, damaged walls, peeling paint, old electrical systems, missing sinks and toilets
Newark Superintendent’s Plan for ‘Stronger, Wiser’ School System
Patrick Wall | Chalkbeat | June 18, 2019 | Education
After one year in charge, Roger León gives broad outline of his vision; sets stage for return of full local control of district
Newark Schools Fell Back in 2018, Halting Years of Progress
Patrick Wall | Chalkbeat | April 3, 2019 | Education
While experts caution that too much should not be read into test scores, the results provide fodder for critics of district’s previous aggressive changes
Newark Continues to Wrestle with Charter-School Issues
Patrick Wall | Chalkbeat | November 28, 2018 | Education
As New Jersey takes a close look at charter schools, Newark’s large charter sector inspires passion — both for and against
Newarkers Demand Details of District-Charter Enrollment Deal
Patrick Wall | Chalkbeat | November 20, 2018 | Education
At a hastily arranged meeting, the Newark school board OK’d a legal agreement that affects thousands of families. Few people have had access to the document
In Newark, Reporting Lapses Hide Thousands of Student Suspensions from Public View
Patrick Wall | Chalkbeat | October 17, 2018 | Education
Troubling patterns and racial disparities are masked by state’s inaccurate school report cards, giving the false impression that Newark has all but eliminated suspensions
Another Year, Another Attendance Campaign for Newark Schools
Patrick Wall | Chalkbeat | September 28, 2018 | Education
Can the district’s new superintendent, Roger León, succeed where his predecessors failed?
Newark Students Struggle to Earn College Degree in Six Years
Patrick Wall | Chalkbeat | July 31, 2018 | Education
Whether students from Newark complete college depends in large part on which high school they attend, new report finds
Homegrown Educator Charting New Course for Newark Schools
Patrick Wall | Chalkbeat | July 3, 2018 | Education
Roger León, the ultimate Brick City insider, gets chance to chart course for school district as era of state control has ended
Racial tensions flare at Newark’s elite Science Park High School
Patrick Wall | Chalkbeat | April 26, 2018 | Education
Parents, teachers, administrators, and students wrestle with admission policies that some say are racist
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