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Christie Administration Censures Another Batch of Charter Schools

Without much -- if any -- fanfare, the Christie administration yesterday said it has put another three charter schools on probation and issued warning letters to 11 others as it seeks to further raise standards for the alternative schools.

Christie Administration Censures Another Batch of Charter Schools

FILE - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie answers a question in this April 30, 2013 file photo taken in Long Beach Township, N.J., during a town hall meeting. Christie secretly underwent gastric band surgery in February to try to lose weight at the urging of his family. Christie told The New York Post for a story in Tuesday´s May 7, 2013 edition. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)
FILE - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie answers a question in this April 30, 2013 file photo taken in Long Beach Township, N.J., during a town hall meeting. Christie secretly underwent gastric band surgery in February to try to lose weight at the urging of his family. Christie told The New York Post for a story in Tuesday's May 7, 2013 edition. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)

Without much -- if any -- fanfare, the Christie administration yesterday said it has put another three charter schools on probation and issued warning letters to 11 others as it seeks to further raise standards for the alternative schools.

The decisions came after a statewide review of charter performance, an effort that is expected to culminate in new assessments for each school this summer.

There are more than 80 charter schools in New Jersey; the new list means that close to a quarter are now on some form of state watch. Ten charter schools had already been on probation.

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