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As Newark moves to virtual learning, special education is an especially ‘heavy lift’

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Mayor Baraka: ‘More than likely’ schools will need to reschedule prom and graduation

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Amid coronavirus crisis, Newark school board votes to suspend policies, empower superintendent

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School officials say Newark will move to mostly virtual learning by April 6

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‘It becomes a battle’: Newark school officials struggle with how to involve more parents

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At a conference on autism, NJ parents plan for their children’s transition to adulthood

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Newark school board considers limiting public comment at meetings

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In Newark, some families reject superintendent’s call to close four charter schools while other residents applaud it

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Newark mayor defends Superintendent León after anonymous flyers attack his charter school stance

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Newark schools chief plans to expel charter school amid push to expand district

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Newark Teachers Union, district urge staff to take asthma training this week

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Charter advocates object to León’s call to close four schools, blasting it as ‘unfair’ and ’alarming’

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Seeking to rein in charter sector, Newark superintendent urges state to close four schools

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Newark Students Union proposes a grassroots alternative to the district’s new student advisory cabinet

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State: Newark is on track to regain full control of its schools in 2020

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Shabazz unveiled as Newark’s fifth career academy; will offer engineering classes

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Newark’s new enrollment system launches this weekend, but questions remain about how it will work

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Weequahic classrooms transformed into health clinics and labs as part of Newark’s career readiness push

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As Newark school district looks 10 years into the future, it’s asking community members for advice

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High lead levels found in water at seven Newark schools, spurring calls for greater transparency

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As León vows improvements, here are 5 issues facing special education in Newark’s schools

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As schools open with changes this week, Newark students react to new teachers, principals, and school policies

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Happy first day of school, Newark! Here’s our plan for covering the city’s schools this year, and how you can help

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With little fanfare, Newark board finalizes contract deals for Newark teachers, Roger León

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After asking state for emergency aid, León says Newark does not face fiscal emergency

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Roger León has been Newark’s superintendent for 1 year. The board is already considering a contract extension.

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León’s staffing shakeup continues: 15 new principals to take the helm of Newark schools

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We read Roger León’s Clarity 2020 plan for Newark’s schools so you don’t have to. Here’s what to expect in the next year.

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León appoints Newark school district veterans to oversee academics, facilities, and student support

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Newark school buildings raised safety concerns. Why haven’t they been fixed?

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During his first year in charge, Roger León started reshaping Newark’s schools — and promised bigger changes to come

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New Jersey’s first all-male public school celebrates its first graduating class