After More Than 20 Years, Newark to Regain Control of Its Schools

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New York Times

Sep 13, 12:00 AM

After More Than 20 Years, Newark to Regain Control of Its Schools

In 1995, when Marques-Aquil Lewis was in elementary school, the State of New Jersey seized control of the public schools here after a judge warned that “nepotism, cronyism and the like” had precipitated “abysmal” student performances and “failure on a very large scale.”

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