Camden’s public schools will be under state control, starting June 25, as voted on today by the Board of Education.
As NJ.com reports, the decision was made due to the low performance of the Camden school distract. Camden is the state’s lowest-performing district. It joins Newark, Paterson and Jersey City under state control.
As state board of education member Edythe Fulton put it, “The conditions in Camden are very, very negative for families.”