NJ Spotlight News

Study points to big drop in Black teachers in Camden

Clip: 05/27/2021 | 3m 43s | Video has closed captioning.

A new report from NJ Policy Perspective found the percentage of Black teachers in districts like Trenton, Newark and Jersey City is down between 8% and 16% since 1999. In Camden, the number of black teachers fell by 22%. Keith Benson, the head of Camden's local teachers union, says he's not surprised.

Aired: 05/27/21

Rating: NR

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