Gov. Christie Education Proposal: Longer School Day, Shorter Summer Break

It's been well documented that Chris Christie holds a lot of disdain for teachers and their union so now he's offering up a new education plan. He's calling for longer school days and shorter vacations which I'm sure parents and children will cringe at.


TRENTON — With his State of the State address today, Gov. Chris Christie will dive into the national debate over whether more class time is better for students.

The Republican governor tried to make education a centerpiece of his first term and will continue the trend into his second term with a call for longer school days and shorter vacations.

Reaction mixed to Gov. Chris Christie's call for longer school day

"Despite the improvements we are seeing in Newark and Camden, I believe we need to take bigger and broader steps to adjust our approach to K-12 education to address the new competitiv...

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