District management

There are three full-term seats up for grabs and one seat with a one-year unexpired term.

Newark Public Schools has resisted the union’s request to see the report on the cultural and racial dynamics at the city’s School of Global Studies.

The two-time public school board candidate will fill the empty seat after Hasani Council was sworn in as president following the abrupt departure of the board’s former president.

Shuffling of leaders leaves a vacant seat on the board, just ahead of key planning meeting.

Board president Asia Norton publicly announced her resignation in a Facebook post on Monday.

Five years after the Newark school system returned to local control, newly elected Board of Education members were officially sworn in at Thursday’s reorganization meeting.

Superintendent Roger León said it is not “humanly” possible to make changes to this year’s academic calendar.

The Newark Teachers Union is researching why some employees were excluded from a $1,000 “Let’s Go To Work” payment announced during the annual convocation held at the start of the school year.

On Thursday, the school board approved four motions to pay attorney’s fees for board members served with ethics complaints.

An attempt by board member Crystal Williams to halt the extension of Roger Leon’s contract to 2028 drew no support from other board members.

School districts had until the end of 2022 to schedule meetings about makeup services with parents of students with disabilities.

The Newark Teachers Union wants the school district to include “per diem” employees in the $1,000 bonus for full-time employees.

Under a state law passed in March, school districts are required to hold meetings with parents of students with disabilities by Dec. 31 to discuss how their student can make up services missed due to remote learning during the pandemic.

Newark Public Schools ranked itself high in this year’s state-required self-evaluation. In 2017, Newark’s evaluation was vital in the state’s decision to return local control to the school district.

Two new principals take the helm at Science Park and Vocational High Schools.

A former sourcing analyst for the Newark Board of Education is accusing her bosses, including district upper management, of harassing her and discrimination that resulted in her being fired.

Seven candidates are vying for three spots in an election also featuring the district’s tax levy.

Standardized test scores for Camden City students have improved in recent years but a study released this week found “no evidence” that state control of the district for the last eight years contributed to the upward trend.