Incumbent GOP New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, a public antagonist of teachers' unions, easily beat state Sen. Barbara Buono, the Democratic nominee, in the 2013 governor's race.
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November 05, 2013
November 01, 2013
Here is a look at a few of the 2013 elections where school choice has been a major factor in the campaigns.
August 21, 2013
Paymon Rouhanifard, the former chief strategy and innovation officer in Newark, will lead the Camden school district
June 05, 2013
The Maine Senate has passed a moratorium on virtual charters there, and New Jersey's education chief has denied two virtual charters permission to open.
May 30, 2013
New Jersey's Camden takeover in context.
May 21, 2013
A bill from a Texas senator would create a special state-run district to take over low-performing schools.
May 06, 2013
Ashton spoke about charter schools in New Jersey, what challenges charter schools face, and how to strengthen the relationship between charter and regular public schools.
March 25, 2013
The Camden school district in New Jersey will be taken over by the state, making it the fourth district under state control.
October 18, 2012
Up to $80 million from Zuckerberg donation could pay for merit-based teacher bonuses in new tentative contract.
August 21, 2012
Gregory Taylor, who heads the group overseeing Mark Zuckerberg's $100 million challenge grant, discusses how the money is being spent and high-stakes philanthropy.