Camden City Charter Schools Must Recruit More Black and Latino Teachers – and Retain Them by Rann Miller

A big thanks to Rann Miller for continuing to highlight this issue.  I’ve argued the need for school districts to hire more Black teachers; specifically Black male teachers.[1] My argument isn’t limited to only adding more Black male teachers – but Black and Latino teachers of both as well. My call isn’t limited to where … Read more Camden City Charter Schools Must Recruit More Black and Latino Teachers – and Retain Them by Rann Miller

Reaction to the Primary Election by Jared Hunter

I’m wondering why exactly I am still so surprised by the outcome of last night’s election – I focused mainly on gubernatorial and mayoral races this primary, but was also interested in certain legislative district elections as well (again, surprisingly not surprised).  Here’s a link to look at the all of the final votes and … Read more Reaction to the Primary Election by Jared Hunter

Election Day Open Thread

I just got back from voting — hopefully you’ll get the chance to as well.  I wanted to put up this thread so that readers have a chance to share thoughts (or irregularities) as election day carries on. I’ll update the post if there is anything newsworthy (and expect to do a round-up of the … Read more Election Day Open Thread

City Council Candidate Kadeem Pratt’s Policy Survey

A lot of folks have been asking about recent Rutgers-Camden graduate and City Council Candidate Kadeem Pratt. He recently filled out our policy survey. Below is the unedited policy survey (except we have removed the unanswered questions — full survey is here):  Background Questions   3) Why are you running? Outside the fact that I … Read more City Council Candidate Kadeem Pratt’s Policy Survey

Down to the Wire by Jared Hunter

Professor Danley has been cranking out content like a machine lately and I can’t say that I’m surprised, even only having known him for a little less than a year now.  He’s definitely a great role model for someone like me trying to find my way in a new city with the motivation to help … Read more Down to the Wire by Jared Hunter