8 new charter schools will open in NJ in September

Gov.-elect Chris Christie stands with wife Mary Pat Christie, center, and Lt. Gov.-elect Kim Guadagno as they visit a sixth grade class at the Robert Treat Academy charter school, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2009, in Newark, N.J., the day after he won over incumbent Jon S. Corzine. Christie said with the visit to the highly successful school, he wanted to highlight his plans to improve education. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

January 20, 2012 6:49:08 PM PST
The Christie administration has approved applications for eight new charter schools to open in September.