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NJ COULD HAVE OVER 130 CHARTER SCHOOLS, NOT 87

Following the revelation by the Attorney General in a court hearing last week that New Jersey has many more charter schools than the 87 in the Department of Education’s (DOE) official count, a preliminary investigation by Education Law Center shows that the number of operating charter schools is well over 100 and could exceed 130. ELC will present this information today to the Senate Education Committee, which is holding a hearing on the status of New Jersey’s charter school program. ELC will testify to the Committee that it is impossible to know “exactly how many charter schools are now open in New Jersey districts. The DOE does not make this information public.         Read More

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