Camden City School District

Camden We Choose coalition
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David Madden
November 06, 2019 - 2:40 pm
Community activists are escalating their call to return control of Camden’s public schools to the city — just one day after three people were elected to the city’s school board. Read more here.
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Test
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David Madden
October 12, 2019 - 6:30 am
A few years ago, Camden schools were not performing very well in state tests. But now, for the fourth year in a row, the district reports improvements in its Standardized Learning Assessment. Read more here.
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Camden City School District budget meeting
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David Madden
June 12, 2019 - 2:05 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Officials in the Camden City School District have approved a $365 million budget that reverses a decision to close an elementary school. But that reversal comes with a big condition: extra money from the state of New Jersey. Veterans Memorial Family School will now...
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Camden City Hall
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Mike Dougherty
January 03, 2019 - 4:00 am
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Education is on the rise in Camden's schools. Graduation rates have finally climbed after teetering below 50 percent for many years. "We are up to 69 percent from 49 percent a few years ago," said Katrina McCombs , state-appointed acting superintendent of the Camden...
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Parents line up with their toddlers at the Early Childhood Development Center in Camden for free flu shots.
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Mike DeNardo
December 12, 2018 - 2:46 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Preschoolers in Camden were feeling the pinch Wednesday morning, as the city administered free flu shots to help the 3- and 4-year-olds meet a January deadline. Some of the toddlers didn't take too well to a needle in their arms, but the pain had a purpose. New Jersey...
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Katrina McCombs
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David Madden
September 27, 2018 - 3:20 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Camden’s acting school superintendent has unveiled a long-term plan to continue making improvements in student performance in the district, which has been under state supervision for the past five years. Katrina McCombs has spent the three months since her appointment...
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The Camden City School District is providing free nutritious lunches to more than 2,000 kids over the summer.
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Justin Udo
July 26, 2018 - 3:47 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Hunger does not take a summer vacation. And for officials in Camden, they are working to make sure all the city's kids stay active and healthy over the summer. "A lot of students at the end of the school year, they don't have all of the meals that's offered to them...
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