Statements about Education

"In our proposal, we would have expanded school aid across the board … Governor Christie slashed school aid in this budget, preferring instead to extend a tax break for millionaires over funding in the classroom."

Says that as a gubernatorial candidate, Chris Christie "promised no school cuts."

"When the union says I want to eliminate tenure, that’s not true."

"As soon as Chris Christie was governor, he gave tax cuts to millionaires."

"For a young man or woman who is entering the ninth grade in Newark this year, they have a 29 percent graduation rate."

"We have the highest per-pupil cost in the country."

Out of 150,000 tenured teachers in the last 10 years, only 17 have been dismissed for incompetence.

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