With news this morning that the working group at the legislature that has been working on Charter Education has reached a decision on some issues, but the Governor wants to push the special session back a month or so, the video (courtesy the Heritage Foundation) provides an interesting backdrop to the ongoing debate about school choice.
Can you imagine anyone – anyone – in our state government saying such a thing?
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Last month, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) gave the keynote address to the American Federation for Children Policy Summit in Washington, DC. You can see his whole speech here and you can read about the studies Christie mentions demonstrating that school choice programs work, here.
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Jeremy Dys is the FPCWV's President and General Counsel. In addition to his duties of providing strategic vision and leadership to the FPCWV, Dys is the chief lobbyist and spokesman. Dys is regularly featured in local, state, and national print, radio, and television outlets. He lives close to Charleston with his wife and growing family.