Chistopher Cerf

Governor Chris Christie announces an innovative transformation schools initiative with Mayor Dana Redd and Department of Education Commissioner Chris Cerf at the Lanning Square School in Camden, N.J. on Thursday, June 9, 2011. (credit: Governor's Office/Tim Larsen)

Governor Christie Pushes Public-Private Partnership To Run Some Schools

Several other states allow for-profit firms to run public schools, but New Jersey hasn’t yet tried it.