Christie names new schools superintendent in Camden

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Tuesday, August 27, 2013

A 32-year-old education strategist who has worked in the public school systems in Newark, N.J., and New York City was introduced Wednesday by Gov. Christie as superintendent of Camden's now-state-run school system.

If approved by the New Jersey Board of Education, as expected, Paymon Rouhanifard would become Camden's new schools chief just in time for the start of classes Sept. 9. This will be the district's first school year under full state control.

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