A rally Saturday on Independence Mall that had been hyped online as having the potential to attract white supremacists or other violence-prone hate groups was instead a duel of political demonstrations that passed largely without incident but included four arrests.
The charter applications will be the first considered by the new school board, after the city took back control of its schools from the state this summer.
Under new Title IX regulations unveiled by the Trump administration, schools will have limited responsibility to investigate allegations of misconduct and the accused will have more defined rights.
The state takeover of Atlantic City enters its third year, its legal bills surpassing $5.8 million, its inner working no more transparent under Gov. Murphy than they were under Gov. Christie.