- Christie, Baraka plan for return of Newark schools control Updated: Jun-26-15 7:24 pm
NEWARK, New Jersey - After 20 years of state control, schools in New Jersey's largest city will be returned to local control by the end of next school year, Gov. Chris Christie and Newark Mayor Ras Baraka said in a joint statement Friday.
- Newark schools chief to step down after stormy 4-year tenure Updated: Jun-22-15 4:49 pm
NEWARK, New Jersey - Newark's schools superintendent is stepping down after an often stormy four-year tenure.