Do you cringe when an economist or policy wonk quantifies the value of a single child’s education? I do. How can you reduce the immeasurable
Recently I published a piece about Camden Union President Keith Benson’s and Camden Superintendent Katrina McCombs’ meeting with New Jersey Department of Education Commissioner Angelica
Mark Weber may have anticipated feeling a trifle abashed after this week’s publication of a data-driven apolitical analysis he wrote for the Fordham Institute. In
COMMENTARY: Does Camden’s Teachers Union President Have the NJ Education Department in His Back Pocket?
This is part of an email Camden Education Association President Keith Benson sent late last week to his members (or possibly just CEA leaders). Here,
Over the last two years I’ve documented the power New Jersey Education Association (NJEA) wields over the Murphy Administration and his Department of Education (DOE).
As Enrollment Nosedives, Camden City Schools District Proposes A Plan to Improve Learning Environments and Close a $40 Million Annual Deficit
Camden City Public Schools has proposed a plan designed by Superintendent Katrina McCombs and the school board that will close four schools –Sharp Elementary, Wiggins
Shirley Irizarry is the Executive Director of Parents for Great Camden Schools. This was first published on TapintoCamden. In my new role as executive director
This is an op-ed by Janellen Duffy, a senior adviser to JerseyCAN: The New Jersey Campaign for Achievement Now. She served as education policy adviser
WHYY has a “news” story on pending closures of traditional schools in Camden City due to declining enrollment. Certainly it’s a topic of interest and
That’s a disaster. This school district is now run by the state of New Jersey, what are we doing about this? … We’re failing miserably