Assemblyman Patrick J. Diegnan Jr. (D-Middlesex) had the following published in href=”http://blog.nj.com/njv_guest_blog/2013/07/charter_failure_shows_need_for.html”> The Star-Ledger :
“Parents want what is best for their children. We owe it to them to do our due diligence to ensure better charter schools, which will lead to better educational outcomes. Our current system of checks and balances for charter schools is outdated and never foresaw the explosive growth and direction that charter schools have taken.
“Let’s make the necessary adjustments to bridge the gaps and bring excellence to charter schools…”