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"H.B." The Newarker 1 (8), June 1912, p. 133-134. "Few Newarkers realize that Newark itself is one of the chief studies of the Newark schools...Such a thorough and systematic course of city study has never been attempted before anywhere."
IN United States. Immigration Commission (1907-1910). The Children of Immigrants in Schools. Reports of the Immigration Commission. Washington, DC., Government Printing Office, 1911. Vol.4, pp. 189-317.
"These investigations concerned in the first instance the entire number of pupils in the public schools, the teachers in the public schools, and the pupils in the parochial schools...In addition to this general investigation there was in the city of Newark an investigation of a more intensive character, which concerned the pupils in a certain number of schools...designed to bring out facts of importance concerning the schools progress of the children considered, especially among those of foreign birth and parentage." Extensive tables.
The Impact of Immigration on Newark, New Jersey's Public and Parochial Primary and Grammar School Programs During the Migration, 1880-1930.
Linda M. Jacewich. Ed.D. Thesis, Seton Hall University, 1993.
"By 1910, approximately one-third of Newark's population was foreign-born and few grammar schools in the city consisted of children born of several generations of native-born Americans. The schools of Newark sought to address the needs of the diverse student community through professionalization of the staff, scientific management strategies, school board reforms, and expanded supervision." Available?
4 scrapbooks of material relating to the Newark Board of Edudation and to individual schools in Newark. In the Cummings New Jersey Information Center of the Newark Public Library. More from the Newark Archives Project.
"The Great Newark School Strike of 1912,"
Donald R. Raichle. New Jersey History 106(1/2), 1988, 1-17.
In 1912 students of the Morton Street School and the Charlton Street School went on strike as a result of anti-Semitic remarks and behavior on the part of some teachers. Available?