23 of 26 Camden Schools Rated Among Worst in N.J.

Friday, April 13, 2012

Twenty-three of the Camden school district's 26 schools have been rated among the worst in New Jersey and have been designated to get state intervention, according to the results of new state accountability system review.

The state Department of Education on Wednesday released the names of schools that placed in each of three new ranking categories - two for schools in need of improvement and one for very high achievers.

The system is part of the state's successful application to be excused from requirements of the federal No Child Left Behind law. In February, the Garden State was among the first 10 states to receive a federal waiver.

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