Allen, Arthur
April 1996
New Republic;4/29/96, Vol. 214 Issue 18, p12
Comments on the impending state takeover of the school district in Newark, New Jersey in April 1996. Motivations behind the takeover; Amount spent by the state to initiative the takeover; Problems associated with education in the city; Evidence of morale problems at Barringer Prep; Hurdle posed by opposition to reform attempts; Success of the 1989 educational reform in Union City; Advantages of Union City over Newark.


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