Talk Radio Takes on Gov. Christie’s Education Agenda, Buono’s Position

John Mooney | September 26, 2013 | Education
NJ Spotlight and NJ Public Radio deliver smart assessment on education in New Jersey on the Brian Lehrer Show

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New Jersey education policy and politics was the subject on yesterday, as NJ Spotlight’s John Mooney joined NJ Public Radio’s Nancy Solomon on the Brian Lehrer Show on WNYC.

Front and center was Gov. Chris Christie’s education agenda, from charter schools to school funding. Is he softening on his early rhetoric against the union and for charter schools? What’s his next act if reelected?

The also included the positions of his Democratic challenger, Barbara Buono, and how education has played a big part in U.S. Senate race between Newark mayor Cory Booker and Republican candidate Steve Lonegan. The show also took calls from listeners.