Students in Newark, New Jersey, walked out of class earlier this month in protest of the “One Newark” plan to privatize the district’s schools. A substitute teacher reflects on the action.
Charters were supposed to be laboratories for innovation. Instead, they are stunningly opaque.
Her charter schools get outstanding performance reports—which leave out some salient facts.
He’ll do to the country what he did to Newark’s schools, the governor promises.
The city has a new mayor with a progressive mandate, but its schools are reeling from the market-based reforms Cory Booker introduced.
“They’ve lost before they even walked into that room,” said a Brooklyn English teacher. “They’re already telling themselves, ‘I can’t,’ and they’re stressed. They want to throw up.”