New Jersey powerbroker says he’ll launch charter schools in Camden

    Camden Education Resource Network celebrated 100 graduates at a commencement ceremony today. The school for dropouts is one of a handful of alternative education facilities in the city.

    George Norcross, who spoke at the ceremony, said he plans to help launch more charter schools in Camden, according to the Associated Press. The Democratic powerbroker says funding will come from his family’s foundations and Cooper University Hospital, where he serves and board chair.

    Gov. Chris Christie also spoke at today’s commencement, though the school is not officially recognized by the state.

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