Newark: The Model Of How NOT To Do Parent Engagement (& A Whole Lot Of Other Ed-Related Things)

I’ve previously published a number of posts about the ed-insanity going on in Newark — including, but not limited to, parent engagement efforts.

Here’s the latest from Bob Braun in Cami to Newark parents: Don’t worry, we know best:

Pity the parents of Newark’s public school children. Many are unsure where their children will attend school in the fall. They’ve had to fill out application forms and hope they get their first choices in an ever-changing program called “One Newark.” For many, if their first choice was a neighborhood public school, they’re out of luck. Now comes a new insult—if they want to know how their children were picked for this school or that, they can just forget it. That’s secret information. They’re not allowed to know.

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