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  • Video of the Week: NJ Gov. Chris Christie on School Choice

    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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    11 Responses to Video of the Week: NJ Gov. Chris Christie on School Choice

    1. Guy, Alabama says:

      While I applaud Gov. Christie's support for school choice, I am disappointed to see that he failed to mention one of the best choices for so many families, that being the homeschool. New Jersey currently allows homeschooling, but there are still challenges against that liberty and the Governor could do the people of his state a great service by being a champion for the homeschooling choice.

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    4. RUTHIEPRTUIT HUMBLE says:

      GOV. CHRISTIE KNOWS WHAT HE IS TALKING ABOUT. THERE IS A BIG DIFFRENCE IN PUBLIC SCHOOL AND PRIVATE SCHOOL. KEEP FIGHTING GOV. CHRISTIE

    5. Billie says:

      TRAPPED is a perfect word! Thank you Mr. Christie, for speaking like a true American and defending what was wrongly taken away. Our money wasted, while they take our children's ability to freely think for themselves with proper education.

      Unions don't belong in government. Fighting for benefits that are undeserving and not affordable. The people should be the ones to honor benefits to their employees, as well as take them away. No union should be in government.

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    7. sheryl garcia rn,cha says:

      what governor Christie has said is true and it takes so much strength of character not to be bought by the unions. i am extremely proud of him for such courage in the job he is doing and his bold speech! hopefully he will continue to remain true to the cause of education reform and may it catch on nationwide. i have felt for over 20 years that there needed to be union free schools to improve education. prayers are with him as he challenges the corrupt powers that be in government. i want to commend him and say THANK YOU!

    8. West Texan says:

      Gov, Christie provides a good example of why domestic programs like education and healthcare belong soley at the states' level of government and completely out of the hands of a federal bureaucracy. I truly wish HF would better promote a return to our federalsit heritage as described by James Madison, et al. There should be no compromise when it comes to repairing prior transgressions and upholding our founders' structural design of limited federal powers.

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    10. Greg says:

      Gov. Christie is literally heroic on this issue and others. We need to spend ALL of our efforts supporting and electing people like him who are willing to articulate and stick by real pro-liberty ideas despite the fierce and unprincipled opposition of the powerful teachers unions.

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