Greg Taylor, President and CEO of the Foundation for Newark’s Future, says Newark schools have turned a corner as evidenced by recent graduation numbers and an historic teacher contract.
John Mooney on schools scrambling to make up for lost time post-Sand, a landmark teachers agreement in Newark and a study giving high marks to charter schools.
The deal was celebrated as a potential game changer for how these deals get done across the state, and the country.
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It's been almost two years, since Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg pledge $100 million to the improvement of Newark public schools. So what has been done with the grant money thus far?
Rep. Scott Garrett says changes to regulations are needed in the financial industry, though he doesn't believe government should be choosing the winners and losers.
John Burzichelli says asking for social media passwords is beyond the scope of what employers should be allowed to ask.
The mayor launched the "Cory Booker Challenge" this week, a web-based fitness game that rewards residents for being active.
ACLU of New Jersey filed suit to try to get information about how the Zuckerberg donation is being spent.