Re: that “derailing” of NJ’s Interdistrict Public School Choice Program

A few well-informed readers add that the NJ DOE repeatedly missed deadlines to inform aspiring choice schools of approvals and that the student application process continues to be delayed and poorly managed.

Most tellingly, in a move that one could interpret as the  DOE’s frantic back-pedaling on a wildly successful program that allows kids to cross school district boundaries without the messy politics of charters and vouchers, Jessani Gordon, DOE Chief Innovation Officer and director of NJ's Interdistrict program, has declined an invitation to speak at the annual meeting of School Choice Superintendents in Atlantic City.