What Zuckerberg and Ed Reformers Learned from Newark

What Zuckerberg and Ed Reformers Learned from Newark

NEWARK REWORKED? Four years, 50 new principals, four new high schools, and the $100 million Mark Zuckerberg pledge later, there's "venomous public anger," according to a long description from the New Yorker. Shavar Jeffries, former Newark Public Schools Advisory Board and President (and who recently conceded the Newark mayoral race), tells reporter Dale Russakoff: “education reform...comes across as colonial to people who’ve been here for decades. It’s very missionary, imposed, done to people rather than in cooperation with people.”

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