In Newark, N.J., officials have closed the water lines for 30 schools in the Newark Public Schools system due to the discovery of lead and discoloration. In a Wednesday announcement, New Jersey’s Department of Environmental Protection and school district are using water from other sources, the Huffington Post reports. While not quite on the scale […]

Newark, NJ –Grammy-winning singer Lauryn Hill has been sentenced to three months in prison for failing to pay taxes on about $1 million in earnings. …

NEWARK, N.J. — In an ambitious plan to boost the performance of Newark’s struggling schools, schools superintendent Cami Anderson hired a host of new principals, many of them young, to run nearly a quarter of the city’s schools. Some believe Anderson’s dramatic approach is unfounded and likely to fail. While others believe the plan is […]

NEWARK– Former Cory Booker adviser Cami Anderson has been selected to Newark’s school system.

A proposal to move New Jersey charter schools into district public school buildings has upset many parents who feel that the move will take importance away from the less-funded education of public school students. ALSO READ: Chris Brown: “I’m Sorry”