My staff and I joined Mayor Ras J. Baraka and more than 500 other local residents in the powerful protest he led at Port Newark. We were there to confront a difficult reality: that the door of opportunity to a middle class job at the...Show More Summary
As the mayor knows, the demand for public charter schools grows every year in his city...Unfortunately, the mayor pursues policies which look to close the doors of new or expanded public charter schools to Newark families in order to pursue his pro-union political agenda. Show More Summary
The mayor has released details on a tentative agreement he’s reached with ride-hailing company Uber to operate in the state’s largest city.
In case you didn't know, former Newark board member and mayoral candidate Shavar Jeffries now heads DFER. He was the afternoon keynote at the Yale SOM education conference last week, and spoke to The Seventy Four. Or, watch Steve Harvey interview a 5 year old math genius.
Authorities announced on Monday that they had successfully apprehended a second man accused of allegedly plotting to kill Newark, NJ Mayor Ras Baraka, NJ.com reports.
Don’t worry, though, Democrat golden boy and former Newark Mayor Cory Booker won’t be held responsible. The blame will eventually go to Trump’s new BFF, Fat Judas. Lead levels have been elevated in Newark schools since at least 2012, officials … Continued
Then Newark Mayor Cory Booker was made for the social media, 24/7 cable news network times we live in. As mayor, he would direct city resources to snowbound residents via twitter. He became an honest to god action hero when he saved a woman from a burning building. Show More Summary
Former Newark Mayor and current U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) was a great mayor, and is a great senator, but he really needs to work on his campaign surrogacy game.
This reminds us the Newark anti-violence event that turned violent last week. All you can do is point and laugh. An ABC7 News car was broken into while the crew was attending a press conference held by D.C. Mayor Muriel … Continued
The Mayor Of Newark NJ Expresses Concerns About The Death Threats Received From Certain Angry Constituents Source The Root.com ROOT.com: "Based on the fact that White people as a whole only make up 26.52% of the entire population ofShow More Summary
On the NewsHour, watch this Gwen Ifill profile of Seattle teacher and reform critic Jesse Hagopian (a TFA alumnus, if anyone cares). Or, watch Mayor Baraka explain the picture he took on Sunday with kids showing a KIPP charter school picture.
Former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani came to the rescue of a car crash victim on Thursday morning after witnessing the accident on the FDR Drive. The 71-year-old politician was on his way home from Newark Airport after a red eye flight with two colleagues. When they saw the overturned car, Rudy told his [...]
Dr. Curvin, a co-founder of the Newark chapter of the Congress of Racial Equality, helped make Kenneth A. Gibson the first black mayor of a major Northeast city.
Key players in Newark education: Mayor Ras Baraka and Superintendent Chris Cerf with @Jamifloyd @WNYC pic.twitter.com/5XhcZnxNJk — Jim Schachter (@jimschachter) September 29, 2015 While we're waiting for the event to be discussed onShow More Summary
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In a recent interview in The Seventy Four, former mayoral candidate Shavar Jeffries described how woefully insufficient the communications and engagement effort was behind the Newark school reform effort: “There was absolutely not an infrastructure to communicate to parents... Show More Summary
The mayors of Newark and Jersey City have called for an investigation into Verizon's business practices after huge numbers of landlords supposedly opted out from receiving FiOS support.
Shavar Jeffries, an attorney who lost his bid to be mayor of Newark, is the new president of Democrats for Education Reform, the Los Angeles Times has learned.
NJ.COMA Syndication Of All Of The Local Newspapers In The State Of New Jersey Who Were Around When NJ Was A Powerful Manufacturing StateThey Worked To Balance The Interests Of Industry With Workers Rights THE SPIKE IN MURDER THAT THE...Show More Summary
The mayor, who took office last summer, is gaining attention for his efforts to curb crime and spur economic development.