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Chris Christie Says He No Longer Supports Common Core In New Jersey

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 05.28.2015 | Politics

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) said Thursday he wants his state to dump the Common Core State Standards, nearly five years after its board of educ...

Christie Not Interested In Plan That Could Eliminate Student Loans

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) vetoed legislation Monday that would've explored ways to overhaul public higher education in the state and potentia...

Christie Takes Over Troubled Camden Schools

AP | KATIE ZEZIMA | Posted 05.25.2013 | Politics

CAMDEN, N.J. — The state of New Jersey moved to take over the Camden school district Monday, seeking to fix what officials said is a broken syst...

Chris Christie Announces Plan To Privatize New Jersey Public Schools

Posted 08.11.2011 | Education

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New Jersey Governor Chris Christie announced a pilot program on Thursday that would allow private companies to run public schoo...

Gov. Christie Answers Tough Questions On Teachers, Politics, NCLB

Education Week | Michele McNeil | Posted 07.11.2011 | Education

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who some call a disruptor, a kingmaker, and a public schools' destroyer, has unveiled an ambitious set of education re...

Chris Christie’s Talk Is Blunt, But Not Always Straight

The New York Times | Richard Pérez-Pena | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

New Jersey's public-sector unions routinely pressure the State Legislature to give them what they fail to win in contract talks. Most government worke...