New Jersey teachers union opposes private school scholarships

    New Jersey teachers today are presenting their own plan for state education reform after Gov. Chris Christie released his, which called for eliminating the tenure system and using public funds for private school scholarships.

    The New Jersey Education Association opposes those private school scholarships, the Associated Press reports, and wants some less drastic changes to the tenure system. The proposal to have for-profit companies run schools also doesn’t sit well with the NJEA.

    With the platform now released, the union heads into its annual conference in Atlantic City this week.

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