Two Camden Principals Share Their Take on Conversion to Charter

Following the submission of an application for conversion to charter school, two Camden district school leaders wanted to share their take on the question, “Why convert at all?”

Dr. Davida Coe-Brockington of Creative Arts Morgan Village Academy and Mr. Tim Jenkins of MetEast High School stopped by our blog to answer that very question.

Presenting CCL. Let’s Make Some Noise. Together.

I’m a Jersey girl. Born and raised, this is my state and I own all the good and bad with that, including the education system. I was born to Cuban parents who immigrated in pursuit of the ever-elusive, always-aspired American Dream. From the South Bronx, they moved to Jersey to offer their own children—me and my brother—a better education than they had.

For reasons unbeknownst to me...