I will protect your pensions. Nothing about your pension is going to change when I am governor. - Chris Christie, "An Open Letter to the Teachers of NJ" October, 2009

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Sandy Blew Away Christie's Sense of Irony

Governor Chris Christie tweeted the following during Sandy, with no apparent sense of irony:
Commissioner Cerf is strongly encouraging all superintendents and charter schools across the state to cancel school tomorrow.
We respect that decisions need to be made at local level, but it's most important that we consider the safety of our students & staff. [emphasis mine]
This is the administration that:
Let's be very clear: when it comes to education policy, the Christie administration and Chris Cerf's NJDOE do not respect local control of schools. They never have; they never will.

1 comment:

TeachersNotGIvingUp2012 said...

Guess 45 days was not enough time for the DOE to sort out the superintendent in Perth Amboy situation. It's so sad.