NJ Charter Schools: A Conversation About Their Place in Our State
In a special audio report, NJ Spotlight's John Mooney discusses some of the problems and possibilities presented by charters
New Jersey’s checkered relationship with charter schools continues, with the state receiving more than three-dozen applications to open new charters this month.
But despite the torrent of applications, the. And while all of New Jersey was once a hotbed of growth, charters today tend to be concentrated in a few specific areas and sponsored by a few specific organizations.
NJ Spotlight’s John Mooney yesterday joined WHYY/NewsWorks Tonight to discuss the complicated issues surrounding charters in New Jersey. The talk touched on a range of issues, among then the continued demand for charters in New Jersey and what that says about the state's public schools.