Supporters say bill that would change state’s choice programs would help reduce burdens on schools

Private school advocates lined up today to voice support for a bill that would make sweeping technical changes to the state’s school choice programs.
The bipartisan bill, which is likely to be on the guv’s desk before the end of the month, is scheduled to be taken up by the full Senate tomorrow and the full Assembly next week.
Some Dems on the Assembly Education Committee, including Reps. Sondy Pope and Gary Hebl, worried the process was moving too fast, as the bill was first introduced last week. But backers argued lawmakers needed to act quickly in order to get the changes in place before th...

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