North Ward Councilman Anibal Ramos Jr. joined Newark Mayor Ras Baraka, Gov. Chris Christie, state Sen. M. Teresa Ruiz and Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo to cut a ribbon to mark the ceremonial opening of the Elliott Street School.
NJ.com reported on a resolution sponsored by North Ward Councilman Anibal Ramos Jr. opposing legislation that would limit charter school growth in New Jersey. Read the story as it originally appeared on nj.com.
A proposed bill that would temporarily limit the growth of charter schools in New Jersey would hurt urban youth in the state, according to a new resolution passed by the Newark city council this week.
"This would directly impact Newark families," said city Councilman Anibal Ramos, who sponsored the resolution denouncing the proposal.Read more
The Newark City Council today passed a resolution sponsored by Councilman Anibal Ramos Jr. opposing a bill under consideration in the state Assembly that would restrict the growth of charter schools in the state.
The council passed the resolution opposing Assembly bill 4351 by a vote of 7-2 with Council President Mildred Crump and South Ward Councilman John James voting no.
Councilman Anibal Ramos Jr. sent the following letter to Newark Superintendent Cami Anderson today urging her to reconsider designating the Elliot Street Elementary School in the North Ward a "Turnaround" school.
A recent shot of the new Elliot Street Elementary School under constructionRead more
Newark Councilman Anibal Ramos Jr., a former member of the Newark Public Schools Advisory Board and a strong supporter of quality public schools, today announced he is opposed to a bill in the state Assembly that would limit the growth of existing charter school in the state.
Ramos, who represents the city’s North Ward, said he plans to introduce a resolution opposing the passage of A4351 introduced by Assembly Education Committee chairman Patrick Diegnan (D-Middlesex) and Assemblywoman Mila Jasey (D-Essex).