Benson has taught in Camden City public schools for fourteen years prior to being elected to the presidency of the Camden Education Association and is primarily interested in topics related to urban schooling and critical pedagogies, urban education reform policy, and school choice within contemporary urban redevelopment. Further, within a standpoint theory framework, he is also very interested in eliciting and highlighting the voices of forgotten urban community members impacted by both urban redevelopment and the education reforms that accompany it.
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Ponders the best ways in which to synthesize educational methods and activities to educate a new American public.
Discusses the context of Camden public schools and community as well as the opportunities for urban educators to engage in needed, meaningful community-centered social justice activism.