Seven firms seek to run schools in Camden, N.J.

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Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Seven organizations applied to open "renaissance schools" in Camden last week, including one seeking to operate Camden High School along with two city elementary schools.

State-appointed Superintendent Paymon Rouhanifard and members of his administration will now review the stacks of paper filed away on the seventh floor of the administration building to determine whether any will be approved.

In December, Rouhanifard put out a request for proposals for renaissance schools, public-private, charter-like schools created under the Urban Hope Act.

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