Video of the Camden School Board Election Candidates Forum (10/8)

Let’s keep it simple. Here’s the video from last night’s forum:  Camden We Choose presents Round 1-Camden School District Candidates Forum Join us.#wechoose#yourvoice#yourvoteStephen DanleyPosted by Ronsha Dickerson on Tuesday, October 8, 2019 A few thoughts on how we do election coverage here at the Local Knowledge Blog, since we’re edging towards election SZN.  I’ll be … Continue reading Video of the Camden School Board Election Candidates Forum (10/8)

It’s Election Season (Event tonight, Oct. 8th)

Here we are. It’s election season!  I know a lot of the big ticket races here in NJ are in an off cycle. No presidential race. No governor’s race. Not even a Senate race. And the assembly races we do have (the whole assembly is up for reelection!) largely aren’t facing serious, professional and funded … Continue reading It’s Election Season (Event tonight, Oct. 8th)

Black Swans do Exist by Jared Hunter

There’s a lot of meat to dissect here and I’m sure that most of you already know what I’m talking about, but I’ll give a basic context and move into the more pointed observations I came away with. On Wednesday afternoon, ROI (a New Jersey-based online business press outlet) published an article after having interviewed … Continue reading Black Swans do Exist by Jared Hunter

Court Rules with Parents and NAACP that Camden Deserves a Vote on School Board

Camden residents just won a huge victory in the ongoing efforts to get a vote on whether their school board should be elected. Here’s some of the details from my piece at Blue Jersey.  The nitty gritty is this: in 2010 the MRERA (the legislation that created a municipal take over of Camden, but also … Continue reading Court Rules with Parents and NAACP that Camden Deserves a Vote on School Board

The Other Legacy of Brown v. BOE: The Removal of Black Teachers by Rann Miller

Thanks to Rann Miller for another fantastic guest post.  Increased attention has been given to the need for more Black teachers in public schools. Scholars and journalists alike have offered evidence that show the importance of Black teachers; to Black students in particular. Math and reading achievement is significantly positively influenced by the race/ethnicity of … Continue reading The Other Legacy of Brown v. BOE: The Removal of Black Teachers by Rann Miller