Camden, NJ Pushing For 100-Percent Enrollment in City's Free Pre-K ProgramSchools superintendent Paymon Rouhanifard was going door-to-door, handing out pamphlets and getting the word out.
Camden Opens Another Center To Help Parents And Schoolkids SucceedThe program at Isabel Miller Community Center includes skill-building tips on health and wellness, career readiness, and family bonding.
Scores of Teachers Being Laid Off in Camden School DistrictCamden schools superintendent Paymon Rouhanifard says the evaluation and budget process had been going on since January, and all those who will lose their jobs at the end of this academic year were notified yesterday.
Camden School District Partners With Salvation Army on Community Resource CentersAt the Salvation Army's Kroc Community Center, Camden schools superintendent Paymon Rouhanifard (at lectern) said the idea is to engage the uninvolved.
Camden Schools Superintendent Paints Mixed Picture of District's Progress Over Past Year Camden schools superintendent Paymon Rouhanifard noted that the district's five-part strategic plan, launched last year, addresses safety, facilities, quality of education, family engagement, and efficient use of resources.
Camden School Officials Encouraged By Higher Graduation RateThe graduation rate in Camden, New Jersey jumped six percent last year, and the school superintendent is optimistic about the future.
Camden School District Launches New Neighborhood PartnershipJust days before the Sept. 2 opening of schools, the Camden School District is joining forces with the Center for Family Services in the Landing Square neighborhood to give parents more resources to help their children.
Camden Superintendent Gives State Of The Schools UpdatePaymon Rouhanifard considers his five promises made in January a work in progress. This was his first quarterly update on what’s called the “Camden Commitment”.
Camden Schools To Lay Off Hundreds in Cost-Saving EffortSchool district superintendent Paymon Rouhanifard says declining enrollment, overspending, and cuts in federal funding mean the district is facing a $75-million shortfall.
In Camden, NJ, A Push To Get Low-Income Children Into Early EducationThe program is not new, but more than ten percent of the families living in Camden have not yet registered their three- or four-year-olds for the free, all-day preschool program.
Camden's New Public School Superintendent Faces Big ChallengePaymon Rouhanifard has been on the job for about three months. And while he recognizes the challenges ahead, he also sees a great deal of potential.
State Set To Take Over Troubled Camden School DistrictThe state of New Jersey took the final step this week in its plan to take over the troubled Camden School District, effective the day after schools close for the summer in little more than two weeks.