JerseyCAN applauds Governor Christie’s step toward better serving NJ families

TRENTON, NJ—Today, Janellen Duffy, Executive Director of JerseyCAN: The New Jersey Campaign for Achievement Now, released the following statement on Governor Christie’s proposed charter school reforms:
“No child in New Jersey should have to wait for an excellent school. The regulatory changes proposed today will provide greater flexibility and innovation to support the growth of high-quality public charter schools, which families on waitlists across the state are demanding.
“We applaud the Governor’s efforts to expand high quality public charter schools, which, as he said, offers a lifeline to families in many cities and communities across the state.”
For more information or interviews with Janellen Duffy, contact Morganne Firmstone at (570) 352-5783 or
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JerseyCAN: Launched in 2012, JerseyCAN: The New Jersey Campaign for Achievement Now is a nonprofit organization that advocates for a high-quality education for all New Jersey kids, regardless of their address. We help create learning environments that best meet every child’s needs by focusing our work on starting earlier, expanding choices, aiming higher, cultivating talent and reaching everyone.


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