Newark Schools Superintendent Chris Cerf attends first school board meeting

NEWARK, N.J. (WABC) -- Newark's new superintendent of schools attended his first school board meeting Tuesday night; something his predecessor was criticized for not doing enough.

Superintendent Christopher Cerf took over the district this summer.

Cerf, a former Department of Education commissioner, was handpicked by the state to take over for Cami Anderson.

She hadn't attended a board meeting since January of 2014.

Anderson stepped down in July after four turbulent years.
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