EDUCATION

State to close troubled METS charter school locations in Newark and Jersey City

BY Mary Alice Williams, Anchor |

Two troubled charter schools are closing for good at the end of the school year. METS campuses in Newark and Jersey City have been plagued by low academic achievement, chaotic classrooms and high staff turnover. METS is among four charters that Newark’s school chief wanted shut down. Chalkbeat reporter Patrick Wall has been following the story. You can read his full report on NJSpotlight.com.