Camden schools will have more laptops this year and better wireless Internet access, school officials said Tuesday at the last board meeting before the start of school.
Camden district public schools start on Tuesday. Three charter-like Renaissance schools, the first in the state, will be open as of Wednesday.
Kipp Cooper Norcross Academy welcomed 100 kindergartners last week. Mastery and Uncommon Schools both start Wednesday. Mastery will open with 300 students at Pyne Poynt Elementary School, which also will house district students, and a second school in Cramer Hill for 100 students in kindergarten through second grade.
At Tuesday's board meeting, Camden School Superintendent Paymon Rouhanifard said he was eager for the year and announced 2,300 new laptops and improved wireless bandwidth in the 26 district schools.