West Side High School Principal Akbar Cook Is Making A Huge Difference in Newark New Jersey

Ellen Welcomes Back Inspiring Principal Akbar Cook

How A ‘Laundry Room’ Changed A High School

Some of the students weren’t showing up because they were wearing dirty clothes and getting bullied.   READ FULL STORY

Newark principal’s fresh approach to bullying involves washing machines and detergent

A Newark, N.J., high school principal is going the extra mile to support his students who are being bullied—and the community is embracing his actions.   READ FULL STORY

Defining the Diploma: A roundtable on high school graduation issues

Commissioner Repollet and high school principals talk about the move away from PARCC and other central questions concerning graduation in NJ   READ FULL STORY