Post Tagged with: "Cami Anderson"

UPDATE: Cami Anderson Removed as State Appointed Superintendent of Newark Public Schools

New Jersey Commissioner of Education David Hespe announced on June 22 the release of Cami Anderson as State appointed Newark Public School Superintendent. Anderson, who has one year left on her contract, will be released from her post on July 8, 2015. She will be replaced by former New Jersey Public School Commissioner Christopher Cerf. He will serve as interim […]

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President Woodard Calls for Removal of Newark Superintendent

American Federation of School Administrators President Diann Woodard recently sent a letter to the New Jersey State Board of Education in support of the June 3 petition asking for the removal of Newark Superintendent Cami Anderson. President Woodard explains how “Anderson’s failure to adequately provide for special needs students, her elimination of appropriate supervisory and support staff to meet the […]

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Newark “Renew School” Reform Effort Fails Again

A report just released by the Alliance for the Newark Public Schools clearly reveals the failure of Newark Superintendent Cami Anderson’s Renew School Reform attempt.  This Report augments the findings in the Alliances first report, released in December 2014, which also revealed the failure of the Renew School scheme. The results of this Second Report, which can be found here, […]

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New Report Finds Controversial “Renew Newark” Plan to be a Failure

A new report by Alliance for the Newark Public Schools highlights the failures of Newark Superintendent Cami Anderson’s controversial “Renew Schools” program. The report found that not only were the student outcomes not met, but that student achievement actually dropped. The Alliance for the Newark Public Schools is a coalition compromised of various professional and community groups including AFSA local […]

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Newark residents make legal bid to stop controversial school reorganization plan

NEWARK — While about 350 students were attending their first day of charter school, parents, residents, union officials and community advocates gathered outside to unveil their latest effort to derail the Newark school district’s controversial reorganization.

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Why is Cami Blocking Access to Test Scores?

Results of this year’s administration of the state NJ Assessment of Schools and Knowledge (ASK) tests have been delivered to the central Newark administration–but Cami Anderson, the state-appointed schools superintendent, has blocked school principals and other building administrators from seeing and analyzing them.

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Sign The Petition to Stop Cami Anderson’s One Newark Plan!

Sign The Petition to Stop Cami Anderson’s One Newark Plan!

Recently, five Newark, NJ principals were unjustly suspended by Superintendent Cami Anderson. The reason: for simply supporting community members and speaking out against the closures of public schools. Immediately following the announced suspensions, AFSA President Woodard traveled to Newark to meet with the principals and pledge AFSA’s support.  “Superintendent Anderson has seemingly plowed forward blindly, ignoring school leaders and disregarding […]

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UPDATE: Dr. Leonard Pugliese of CASA to Speak on Radio About Suspended Principals in Newark

Following the suspension of five principals in Newark, Dr. Leonard Pugliese, AFSA regional vice president and executive director of the City Association of Supervisors and Administrators (CASA), AFSA Local 20 in Newark will speak on The Chalk Radio on January 23 at 7 pm EST. To listen in to the show, visit www.blogtalkradio.com/chalkface. Below is a direct account from Dr. Pugliese […]

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Standing With The Newark Five

We are outraged to hear of the five principals who were unjustly suspended in Newark by Superintendent Cami Anderson for simply supporting community members and speaking out against the closures of public schools. As Newark Councilman Ras Baraka said in a statement on Friday, January 14: Today Cami Anderson indefinitely suspended four Newark principals: Tony Motley of Bragraw Avenue School, […]

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