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Newark families are ‘on edge’ as district delays school placements without explanation
April 18, 2019
They won the election. Now meet Newark's new school board members.
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Newark voters approve tax hike, elect school board members backed by politicians and charter advocates
April 12, 2019
Charter schools-aligned group spends big in Newark school board race
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April 18, 2019
‘It’s basically jail’: Inside NYC’s suspension centers, where there’s bullying, boredom — and sometimes support
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April 2, 2019
A Newark voters’ guide to the 11 candidates vying for three school board seats
The candidates shared their thoughts on absenteeism, charter schools, and more ahead of the April 16 election.
January 24, 2019
After a year back in control, Newark’s school board is about to get its first report card
Newark's school board will soon receive a progress report that will help determine whether it keeps control of the district.
November 12, 2018
In Newark, how did most voters respond to ballot questions about schools? They didn’t.
Nearly 60 percent of Newark voters left the two education ballot questions blank on election day.
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What you need to know as Newark votes Tuesday on new school board members, tax hike
Newark voters will choose three new school board members on April 16 and decide whether to approve a 2 percent property tax increase for schools.
April 15, 2019
‘Match letters’ are delayed in Newark as families anxiously await school placements for the fall
Families were supposed to learn Monday what schools their children will attend in the fall, but the notifications were delayed.
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April 9, 2019
Feeling ‘cheated’ by her own schooling, this award-winning N.J. math teacher tried to become the teacher she never had
After Carolyn Garcia realized she had been "ill-prepared" for college, she decided to become "an educator of the kind I never had."
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Alert: Still no explanation for delay as Newark families await school matches
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