by John Mooney / NJ Spotlight
On the eve of the November election, the Christie administration has approved just three more application for charter schools in New Jersey, continuing its on-again, off-again relations with the charter movement.
One plan rejected was the proposed charter high school in Elizabeth that was backed by — and was to be named after — state Sen. Raymond Lesniak (D-Union). Catering specifically to students with substance-abuse issues, it would have been the only charter in Elizabeth.
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