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How parents can #ChooseCamden schools

Standing amidst the busy crowd, there were faces everywhere. I could’ve slipped into the crush of people at any given moment and become another partaker in the Enrollment Fair too; and joined the throng and visited any number of the dozens of schools there. If you’ve never attended the Camden Enrollment Fair, it is an open bazaar of Camden schools—district, charter, parochial, pre-K and renaissance—stationed at tables arranged around the wide-open lobby area of the Salvation Army Kroc Center. On a cold, sunny weekend in early March, over 600 parents filed into the Kroc Center, grabbing swag bags, brochures, pamphlets and assorted materials from schools vying to be the #1 choice.

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