Newark Superintendent Takes Controversial Approach to Saving City’s At-Risk School District

Cami Anderson, Newark, N.J.’s new superintendent appointed last May, has ruffled feathers in the majority black city with her novel and controversial approach to effecting change in its struggling school system. Anderson just hired 17 new principals that don’t have the traditionally accepted credentials to run the kinds of schools with challenges Newark schools present […]

That’s My Daughter You’re Throwing Under the Bus

Excuse me, is this Kandahar Province or Jersey City? Jersey City’s Public School superintendent, Charles T. Epps Jr., while addressing the city’s clergy, shared his opinion of what he perceives as a major ill within the school system. “Our worst enemy is the young ladies,” Epps said. “The young girls are bad. I don’t know […]