January 11, 2022

JAMES: More Remote Learning But Still No Plan For Newark’s Children

While it is not a very happy time for many of us right now, I do want to begin with wishing everyone a Happy New […]
September 8, 2021

Don’t Worry Newark, Nothing Has Changed…. And I Sure Ain’t Done!

As many of you may remember, I started this blog for really one reason — like so many other Newark parents during COVID, I could […]
May 19, 2021

JAMES: Zuckerberg’s $100 Million Has Nothing on Biden’s Grant So Tell Roger Leon It’s Time for Newark to Get Ready!

Newark is in line to potentially receive hundreds of millions of dollars between President Biden’s already-passed COVID-19 stimulus legislation and his pending infrastructure bill. That […]
April 26, 2021

JAMES: In Newark, Governor Murphy Was Our Guy—Until He Wasn’t

In my last editorial I shared my prayers for a safe return to school. But we need far more than a prayer. Today, I will […]
March 29, 2021

JAMES: A Prayer for Newark Schools’ Reopening

Before I talk about how happy I am that our kids will be going back to school, I want to start with a quote from […]
March 15, 2021

JAMES: You Do Not Need Permission to Demand Better Public Schools

One of my mentors and political godfather was the great Carl Sharif. We lost the great Carl over five years ago.  There are two Carl […]