DIEGNAN: ‘LET PUBLIC DECIDE ON THEIR OWN CHARTER SCHOOLS’

Assembly Education Chairman Patrick J. Diegnan Jr. (D-Middlesex) had the following published in The Home News Tribune:

“As the debate on education reform continues to unfold across the nation and our state, most people agree that charter schools in the right place and at the right cost are a viable option for educating our children.

“But just as public schools are required to get voter approval for their annual spending, charter schools should have to prove their worth to the public before they open their doors and start spending taxpayer money…”