Christie holds town hall to talk about school choice

Gov. Chris Christie (R-N.J.) headed to Hobokentoday to talk about charter schools and school choice.More than 100 education advocates, community leaders, and charter school students

TRENTON - Gov. Chris Christie (R-N.J.) headed to Hobokentoday to talk about charter schools and school choice.

More than 100 education advocates, community leaders, and charter school students were gathered at the Elysian Charter School.

The governor stressed that teachers need to be held accountable and that keeping ineffective teachers just because they're tenured must stop.

Christie also wants to raise pay for teachers whose students do well.

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