Reports: New Jersey to take over Camden schools

    It appears the state is about to take control of the troubled school system in Camden. The Philadelphia Inquirer and The Courier-Post, citing unnamed sources, report Gov. Chris Christie will inform city officials of the decision this morning. Christie is expected to appoint a new superintendent and leadership team.

     

    According to the Inquirer, the move, which would empower Christie to appoint a new superintendent, has the support of some current school board members as well as the support of key Democratic leaders in South Jersey.

    The governor and Education Commissioner Christopher Cerf will be at Woodrow Wilson High School around 11 a.m to announce the plan, the media outlets reported.

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