Camden

COMMENTARY: Head of NJ Public Radio Wishes She Could Press ‘Unsend’ on Charter-Bashing Email

Last week Mike Lilley of Sunlight Policy Foundation of New Jersey reported on how the New Jersey Education Association had…

3 weeks ago

UPDATE: After Murphy’s ‘Strong Recommendation’ on Masking, Are Districts Changing Policies?

Yesterday Gov. Phil Murphy “strongly recommended” that people wear masks indoors. His public statement came after the Centers for Disease…

3 months ago

SANTIAGO: How Camden’s LEAP Academy Embraced an ‘Urgent Mindset’ and Successfully Stemmed Student Learning Loss During COVID

Gloria Bonilla-Santiago is the Founder and Board Chair of the LEAP Academy University Charter School in Camden, New Jersey. She is also…

5 months ago

Camden & Trenton School Leaders Hail Biden’s ‘American Family Plan’ as Transformational for Students Nationwide

Educational experts and public charter school leaders in New Jersey today released statements on President Biden’s proposed American Family Plan…

6 months ago

NJ Charter School Leaders Applaud Biden’s Plan to Upgrade Facilities and Close the Digital Divide

New Jersey public charter school leaders released statements earlier this week on the first phase of President Joe Biden's American…

6 months ago

Camden Superintendent Receives Outpouring of Support From Local Leaders

Below is a letter from 21 Camden City leaders who are voicing their support for Camden Schools Superintendent Katrina McCombs.…

7 months ago

Meet Chika OgbuokIrI, Seventh Grade Poet at Camden’s KIPP Lanning Square Middle School!

Chika OgbuokIrI is a seventh grader at KIPP Lanning Square Middle School in Camden. Yet another Poet Laureate in the…

8 months ago

Here’s What Mark Weber Gets Wrong About Camden Charter Schools’ Impact on Teacher Diversity

Mark Weber may have anticipated feeling a trifle abashed after this week's publication of  a data-driven apolitical analysis he wrote…

8 months ago

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…

8 months ago

New Report: Camden Public Charter Schools Get $16k Less per Pupil Than Traditional Camden Schools

There's a new report out from the University of Arkansas' Department of Education Reform that examines funding inequities in 18…

11 months ago