Thursday, February 26, 2015

State's 'One Newark' Plan May be Facing Tough Audience in Trenton

The controversial One Newark plan for reorganizing New Jersey's largest school district has not been short of public forums, with local meetings around the city sparking acrimonious debate for months.

State's ‘One Newark’ Plan May be Facing Tough Audience in Trenton

The controversial One Newark plan for reorganizing New Jersey’s largest school district has not been short of public forums, with local meetings around the city sparking acrimonious debate for months.

Now the plan that calls for the closing and consolidation of a half-dozen schools and the potential layoff of hundreds of teachers will get its formal hearing in Trenton -- and maybe before no more sympathetic an audience.

The legislature’s Joint Committee on the Public Schools will host a hearing on Tuesday morning to hear testimony on the One Newark plan.

It will be the committee’s first meeting of the new session, with the chief order of business to name officers and various subcommittees.

But the One Newark discussion will be the highlight event, with a number of critics among the invited guests, and committee members already raising questions and concerns.

Click here for the full post

About this blog
NJ Spotlight is an issue-driven news website that provides critical insight to New Jersey’s communities and businesses. We are non-partisan, independent, policy-centered and community-minded, and we're partnering with Philly.com.

Contact us: info@njspotlight.com

Press releases: news@njspotlight.com

Sales: kharold@njspotlight.com

More information: www.njspotlight.com


NJ Spotlight
Also on Philly.com
Stay Connected