With an extra $100 million and an ambitious approach built on promising practices and emerging research from around the country, the One Newark plan set out to ensure educational excellence for all children. The superintendent who oversaw this plan describes what went right in New Jersey and what went wrong—and the lessons that were learned about what is possible, what most needs correcting, and where to go next.

About the Author

Cami Anderson, CEO of ThirdWay Solutions, supports leadership teams across sectors to achieve goals in pursuit of racial equity and social justice. Superintendent of schools for nearly a decade, Anderson was named by Time as one of the world’s one hundred most influential people. She received a legacy achievement award from the King Center for her work in racial justice.


Hoover Institution

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