Newark Superintendent Roger Leon

BREAKING: New Jersey Is Now the Only State in the Nation That Hasn’t Released Statewide Test Scores (Plus Newark Numbers)

Yet another New Jersey news outlet --the Star-Ledger--is picking up on the the State Department of Education's failure to be…

1 day ago

Newark Superintendent Promised to Fix the Chronic Absenteeism Problem. New Data Shows He Hasn’t.

More than half of our students were rarely absent at 50.7%. That’s Rochanda Jackson, executive director of Newark schools’ Office…

2 weeks ago

Newark Superintendent Is Advising School Board Members to Lie to the State

Just when you think Newark Public Schools District can’t get any more dysfunctional, another perversion pops up.  Example: today Chalkbeat…

2 weeks ago

Doing the Math As Newark Superintendent Fattens His Real Estate Portfolio

Newark Superintendent Roger Leon is on a spending spree, a newly-styled real estate magnate with plenty of money to burn…

3 weeks ago

JAMES: An Open Letter Asking Senate Majority Leader Teresa Ruiz to Fight For Our Children, Not Newark’s Superintendent

Dear Senator Ruiz: You are a true champion for education to children across the state – and one of the…

3 weeks ago

JAMES: Roger, You Are the Newark Superintendent. Why Are You Lying To Us?

As many of you have read over the months, I like to try to create some good trouble in Newark.…

4 weeks ago

Newark Education Advocates Roll Out Replacement For District’s Clunky Enrollment Platform To Honor Original Promises of Superintendent

In 2018 when Superintendent Roger Leon first took over the helm of New Jersey's largest school district, he inherited its…

4 weeks ago

New Jersey Children’s Foundation Invites Newark District to Add Its Schools to New Common Application Platform

This is a letter from Kyle Rosenkrans, Executive Director of New Jersey Children's Foundation, to the Newark Board of Education…

4 weeks ago

The Star-Ledger Questions Newark Superintendent’s Leadership. It’s Bigger Than That.

Today the Star-Ledger Editorial Board reports that over this past eight months Newark school board members and top staffers have…

1 month ago

VIDEO: ‘Possibly the Most New Jersey Story Ever”

Last week I interviewed Mark Bonamo of Tapinto Newark and Newark activist Oscar James II. Bonamo, along with journalist Tom…

1 month ago