Opinion: Newark’s Citizens Should Have High Standards for Their Kids’ Education
I was born, raised, and educated right in the Newark school district. I attended Hawthorne Ave. Elementary School and Weequahic High School, then went straight into the Army. Currently, I am raising my own children in Newark -- it never crossed my mind that they would not attend nor be educated in a Newark district school.
A few years ago, I picked up my daughter from Pre-K when the teacher’s aide suggested that we apply to a public charter school in Newark for the upcoming kindergarten school year.Read the whole op-ed here!