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The Importance of Collaboration

In the Charter School Program Act of 1995, the Legislature found and declared that “the establishment of a charter school program is in the best interests of the students of this State and it is therefore the public policy of the State to encourage and facilitate the development of charter schools.” Specifically, the Legislature noted that charters could improve pupil learning, increase educational choices for students and parents and could “encourage the use of different and innovative learning methods.”

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Vision Guide & Guiding Stars: Equity

We have four guiding stars in the JerseyCAN Vision Guide: excellence, equity, options and innovation. What are these guiding stars, and why are they important? What is JerseyCAN doing to implement these values in our state, and how have we been successful?