What works well for some doesn’t work well for others. That maxim holds true in many fields, but particularly in education. Because each child has unique needs, interests and skills, they deserve personalized educational options that work best for them. This upcoming National School Choice Week, we should remember how school choice can help ensure that all students receive a quality education.
While New Jersey has some reason to celebrate on the educational front, the current system does not work well for all students. According to the “Nation’s Report Card” the state ranks above the national average on most standardized test scores — but that level of achievement masks significant disparities among students.