NJ Approves 23 New Charter Schools

TRENTON – The New Jersey Department of Education approved 23 new charter school applications today. This marks the largest number of charter schools approved in an application cycle since the Charter School Program Act was signed into law in 1995.

Obama Has Tepid Support From NJ Voters

STATE – A new statewide poll shows that less than half of New Jersey voters approve of President Barack Obama. Sen. Bob Menendez has similar numbers, but had more support than six potential Republican challengers that may face him in the 2012 election.