NJ’s School-Choice Program Might Be Too Popular For Its Own Good

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blocksby John Mooney / NJ Spotlight

With a new wave of applications due next week, New Jersey’s interdistrict school-choice program continues to grow in popularity – maybe too much.

This year, nearly 5,000 students were taking advantage of the program, a huge expansion from the tiny pilot program that existed in the state for much of the last decade.

At the same time, the program has also gotten expensive, and the Christie administration for the first time is trying to rein in enrollment – or at least the enrollment it will pay for.

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