Camden School District Superintendent to Resign at End of School Year

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The City of Camden's school district will soon be getting a new superintendent.

On Wednesday, April 11th, the state-appointed Camden School District Superintendent Paymon Rouhanifard announced that he will be resigning from the position at the end of the school year.

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The 36-year-old was appointed to the position by former Governor Chris Christie in 2013 and is credited with turning around a district struggling with low test scores and low graduation rates.

But critics argue that he didn't pay enough attention to traditional public schools.

Rouhanifard says he is stepping down to spend more time with his family in the city.

It's unknown at this time when a successor to the position will be appointed.

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