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Paymon Rouhanifard

FILE PHOTO: Paymon Rouhanifard, far left, with Gov. Chris Christie.  (Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Camden Superintendent Gives State Of The Schools Update

Paymon 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”.

04/30/2014

(Camden schools superintendent Paymon Rouhanifard, in file photo by Cherri Gregg)

Camden Schools To Lay Off Hundreds in Cost-Saving Effort

School district superintendent Paymon Rouhanifard says declining enrollment, overspending, and cuts in federal funding mean the district is facing a $75-million shortfall.

04/03/2014

(Sarah Plummer with her three-year-old son, Bobby.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

In Camden, NJ, A Push To Get Low-Income Children Into Early Education

The 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.

03/19/2014

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Camden City School District Makes Schedule Changes Due To Snow Days

District schools will now be in session for students and staff from April 21-25, which had been scheduled as Spring Break.

03/05/2014

FILE PHOTO: Paymon Rouhanifard, far left, with Gov. Chris Christie.  (Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Camden’s New Public School Superintendent Faces Big Challenge

Paymon 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.

12/21/2013

(Gov. Chris Christie, Mayor Dana Redd, and schools superintendent Paymon Rouhanifard at the Cream Elementary School.  Credit: David Madden)

Gov. Christie Visits Camden Elementary School

The governor’s appearance was part pep talk and part photo op as his re-election campaign moves into high gear.

09/10/2013

(Gov. Chris Christie introduces Paymon Rouhanifard, far left, as new superintendent of Camden schools.  Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Christie Names Onetime Iranian Refugee To Head Camden, NJ Schools

“I think you can tell from his personal story that this is someone who understands challenge,” the governor said as he introduced Paymon Rouhanifard as his selection for superintendent.

08/21/2013

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