Post Tagged with: "One Newark"

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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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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President Woodard Responds to Reinstatement of Suspended Newark Principals

“We are pleased to learn that 3 of the 5 suspended Newark principals have been reinstated, as they did nothing wrong. In fact, AFSA commends these principals for courageously speaking out against policies they felt could potentially harm many of their students. We will continue to work with CASA, AFSA Local 20, to support the other 2 principals in any […]

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Suspended Newark Principals Meet With AFSA President Diann Woodard and CASA

Suspended Newark Principals Meet With AFSA President Diann Woodard and CASA

Newark, NJ—Pledging full support for Newark’s recently suspended principals, Diann Woodard, president of the American Federation of School Administrators (AFSA), AFL-CIO met for a briefing with four of the five principals on Thursday. Joined by the City Association of Supervisors and Administrators (CASA), AFSA Local 20, the briefing was held at AFT’s Newark office. All of the suspended principals are members of AFSA and CASA Local 20.

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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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