public-private deals

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.


NYS Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli (credit: CBS 2)

DiNapoli: Public-Private Deals Could Save Billions

State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli warns that New York’s expected use of partnerships with private companies to sell or lease state assets has many pitfalls.