More on Education

Jun 25, 2015

Payne, Jr. Introduces Bill to Strengthen Education for Low-Income Children

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) re-introduced legislation to improve outcomes for children in distressed communities by combining high-quality education with community and family-based supports to establish a continuum of services for youth from birth through college, to career.

Jun 23, 2015

Anderson’s Departure from Newark Schools Marks End of Tumultuous Period

U.S. Rep. Donald Payne Jr. (D-NJ), joined in the chorus of [Anderson] critics.

Jun 23, 2015

Local program visits Shabazz High School

Students at Malcolm X. Shabazz High School welcomed Rep. Donald Payne Jr. (D-10th District) to school May 27 for a taping of "Meet the Leaders @School."

Jun 22, 2015

Payne, Jr. Statement on Superintendent Anderson Departure

Today Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) released the following statement after the office of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie announced that the Superintendent of Newark Public Schools, Cami Anderson, will step down by July 8.

Apr 28, 2015

Payne, Jr. Requests Answers from Superintendent Cami Anderson on One Newark Plan

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) sent a letter to the Superintendent of Newark Public Schools, Cami Anderson, expressing his concerns with the One Newark Plan and requesting answers to a number of questions about the plan.

Mar 12, 2015

Questions over One Newark plan, NJ School Performance Reports arise at committee hearing

Legislators and education officials spent Tuesday morning thrashing an embattled Schools Superintendent Cami Anderson and a controversial One Newark school reorganization plan during a hearing of the Joint Committee on Public Schools.

Mar 6, 2015

Newark group headed to D.C. to lobby against school leader, controversial reforms

In an attempt to up the ante in the fight against Newark Public Schools Superintendent Cami Anderson's controversial reforms, elected officials said today they plan to lobby for federal intervention.

Mar 4, 2015

Payne Facilitates Meeting Between Newark Officials and U.S. Department of Education Senior Staff

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) today facilitated a meeting between Newark leaders, including New Jersey State Senator Ronald Rice, and senior officials from the U.S. Department of Education to discuss concerns about the One Newark Plan and Newark school chief Cami Anderson.

Sep 17, 2014

Payne Speaks Out Against One Newark Plan

Congressman Payne, Jr. spoke out on the House floor about his serious concerns with Newark Public School's "One Newark" plan which he says picks winners and losers among schools and students.