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Podcast: The Camden Case and Camden's Kids

John Mooney | October 26, 2012

Arguing that children are in harm's way is not going to earn them a pass out of the district's schools.

A recent Administrative Law decision that blocks a group of Camden parents from immediately pulling their kids out of the city's public schools is the topic of conversation between NJ Spotlight's John Mooney and Alan Tu, the editor of WHYY/NewWorks New Jersey.

The decision is an important one, essentially ruling that poor grades and failing schools are not enough of reason for parents to immediately transfer their kids to another public or private school inside or outside the district. How the ruling will affect a class-action suit being mounted by parents (including the ones affected by this ruling), advocates, and activists.

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