Governor Chris Christie Announces Privatizing Scheme for Camden City Schools

By: Monday March 25, 2013 12:10 pm

Governor Chris Christie has announced a state takeover of the Camden school system to force privatization programs. The privatization program had been stymied by residents and their local representatives who did not want to lose their public school system. Now privatization advocates have been able to go around local authorities and have the Governor hand them power.

Chris Christie was formerly a registered lobbyist for education privatization firm Edison Schools Inc. His current education commissioner, Chris Cerf, was previously President of Edison Schools Inc. at the time of Christie’s employment.

 

Fatster’s News Roundup from June 10, 2012

By: Monday June 11, 2012 6:15 am

Fatster rounds up the weekend news with stories and links about the Euro, Germanyn, Syria, Afghanistan, Burma, Florida voter registration, Mitch Daniels, public unions, FCC, Tom Corbett, school choice, Bernie Sanders, and much more.

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