Mayor Booker to Present Newark’s State of the City Address

By Marie DeNoia Aronsohn

Newark Mayor Cory Booker delivered his fifth state of the city address to a city that is embroiled in controversy over how best to reform its failing schools.  Mayor Booker outlined a plan to turn the district around by incorporating longer school days, empowering principals, reforming teacher tenure, and increasing accountability.  However, a proposal released last week that involves closing some schools, consolidating others, and creating new schools, continues to stoke resident opposition.

Vodpod videos no longer available.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s