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Date: 2016-03-08

Behind Christie’s New Education Push, Impressive Numbers: Newark’s Charter Schools 2nd Best in U.S.

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was never short of big, blustery, headline-making statements, even before he joined forces with his one-time rival, GOP presidential frontrunner Donald Trump. On Monday, Christie, back in his role as governor of the Garden State, visited a top-performing charter elementary school in Newark and said he’d use his remaining two years in office to continue expanding charters -- bulldozing the opposition of local officials if he had to.

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