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Fight ensues over Facebook money for Newark public schools

Nine months ago, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg announced a $100 million gift to improve public schools in Newark, N.J. The plan to spend the money is now taking shape, and a new superintendent is coming on board to lead the effort.

But in New Jersey, initial jubilation over the gift has turned into protests, suspicion and a belief that students will never benefit from the money.

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