Chris Christie Takes On Education Reform: ‘The Time To Eliminate Teacher Tenure Is Now’

In New Jersey, Governor Chris Christie is taking a firm stance on education reform, hoping to put his state on track to be the national example of new policies.In his recent State of the State address, Christie explained “perhaps the biggest…

In New Jersey, Governor Chris Christie is taking a firm stance on education reform, hoping to put his state on track to be the national example of new policies.

In his recent State of the State address, Christie explained “perhaps the biggest thing of all for the future of our State — is education reform.”

Christie went on to outline a familiar list of reforms — including closing low performing schools, adding more charter schools and introducing merit pay for teachers — that have been touted by controversial reformers such as Michelle Rhee, who was in attendance for Christie’s speech.

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