10 things to know about New Jersey charter schools

  1. Charter schools are PUBLIC schools.

  2. Charter school employees can UNIONIZE.

  3. NJEA has over 1,000 MEMBERS working in charter schools.

  4. NJEA has helped to secure 18 COLLECTIVE BARGAINING agreements in New Jersey charters.

  5. Charter school teachers are CERTIFIED educators.

  6. Charter schools are governed by and held ACCOUNTABLE to state statutes.

  7. Charter schools are REQUIRED to participate in state standardized testing.

  8. Underperforming charter schools can be CLOSED.

  9. Charter schools are open to ALL students.

  10. Not all charter schools are the SAME.


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