Poll: Moving Forward with Charter Schools, Should We Go Ahead or Go Slow?

NJ Spotlight News | March 26, 2015 | Polling
Charter schools are here to stay, but should they be allowed to flourish or kept on the proverbial short leash?

It’s been a busy few weeks for charter schools in New Jersey.

Last week, the Christie administration announced that it would approve just one new charter school in the latest round of applications, while placing seven existing ones on probation and closing two others.

Then came word that the state approved four more charter schools to expand, while a hybrid model of charters known as a “renaissance school” in the state-run Camden district was taking the fast track to expansion there as well.

With all of this activity, and the debate over the value of these schools hardly waning…