Have You Considered an HBCU when Recruiting Prospective Black Male Teachers? by Randy R. Miller

Honored to have Randy Miller return to share his latest (you can read his first post on data-driven approaches to hiring teachers of color here): When it comes to recruiting prospective teachers of color, some school administrators and human resource managers claim that there aren’t enough viable candidates available to hire. When that premise is … Read more Have You Considered an HBCU when Recruiting Prospective Black Male Teachers? by Randy R. Miller

You Criticize Camden, but are your Suburbs Sustainable? by Joseph Russell

Yesterday, Brian Everett weighed in on some activism in Cherry Hill which accuses Camden of corruption. Joseph Russell responded in the comments, and I wanted to share that with everyone here: It’s utterly insane to me that a lot of suburbanites would never step foot in Camden, but they think they can perfectly evaluate funding … Read more You Criticize Camden, but are your Suburbs Sustainable? by Joseph Russell

School Funding and the Brink of Class Warfare by Brian Everett

This guest post was submitted by Brian Everett, who also writes at his own blog the South Jersey Report.  New Jersey’s methodology of funding schools is at the center of everyone’s attention. The Governor has taken up the charge of asking the legislature to produce a plan before his term ends. The Senate President has … Read more School Funding and the Brink of Class Warfare by Brian Everett

Is it wrong to pay parents to attend school board meetings?

Lots of things I’m hoping to write about over the next few days (want to touch on the Cherry Hill school funding activism, the methadone clinic, some broader thoughts on the Camden County Democratic Party, and maybe, maaaaybe get to Camden High), but first some spin-offs from yesterdays discussion about the proposed closing of Sharp … Read more Is it wrong to pay parents to attend school board meetings?