After a controversial turn at the helm of Newark Public Schools, Cami Anderson is speaking out about Dale Rusakoff's "The Prize," a book that covered Cami's tenure in Newark among other aspects of reforming Newark's education system, as well as her experience in Newark.
What’s your assessment, after years of leading the charge: Can struggling urban school districts like Newark's be truly turned into excellent school systems? If so, what does it take to make that happen? If not, why not?
If we can create systems where these conditions for success are present at scale, we can deliver on the promise of our students.
Cami Anderson is a lifelong educator and advocate for the nation’s most vulnerable students. After 20 years as a chief executive in government and nonprofits focused on equity for the most underserved populations in our country, Cami now leads ThirdWay Solutions, an organization dedicated to finding innovative, 21st century solutions to the most intractable challenges leaders face in pursuit of ...