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Five failing New Jersey schools may come under control of private companies if a proposal by Governor Chris Christie is approved by the state legislature. The proposal would invite non-profit and for-profit companies to either fix a failing school or launch a new one completely during a five year pilot program. [NJ.com]

 

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