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

The Essential Jersey Jazzman

Someone asked me the other day for the Top Five pieces I'd give someone to read from this blog about education "reform."

Here they are:

An Education Fact "Toolkit" for New Jersey: Facts about our current education debate.

The Education Fact Of the Year: 40% of teachers do not earn tenure after their first three years.

Christie's Lying Statistics: You cannot trust a politician who lies this much about his state's schools.

The Chris Cerf Story: All about the NJ Acting Commissioner of Education .

BONUS: If you care at all about education and New Jersey, you must read this post by Dr. Bruce Baker:

Just the Facts: NJ Taxes, Teacher Salaries and Spending “Fluff"