Contact Us
Make My Homepage

Christie renews Newark schools chief contract

NEWARK (AP) — The Christie administration has renewed the contract of the embattled superintendent of the state’s largest school system.

Newark School Superintendent Cami Anderson
Newark School Superintendent Cami Anderson(Governor’s Office/Tim Larsen)

Acting Commissioner of Education David Hespe announced Friday that the contract of Newark Schools Superintendent Cami Anderson’s contract has been renewed for three years. She will receive a 1.6 percent annual increase on her base salary of $251,500.

New Jersey education officials have moved recently to return some aspects of local control to Newark schools, which have been run by the state since 1995.

Opponents of state control have directed their anger at Anderson and rallied for her ouster after she introduced a plan to overhaul the struggling district.

Hespe said Friday that an overhaul should continue under Anderson’s leadership and needed more time to take hold.

Anderson was appointed in 2011.

(Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed)

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://nj1015.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on New Jersey 101.5 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on New Jersey 101.5 quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!