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Murphy’s pick as education commissioner is DOE veteran

“Kevin Dehmer’s reputation precedes him and his depth of knowledge, experience and relationships throughout the State will serve him well in this role. In particular, his unparalleled understanding of school funding and all fiscal matters will be critical as we look to continue to get resources into our most educationally disadvantaged communities,” Harry Lee, president and CEO of the New Jersey Public Charter Schools Association, said in a statement.

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Black, Latino ELA Students at Charter Schools in Newark Outpace N.J. Peers

TJ Best, senior advisor for the New Jersey Public Charter Schools Association, praised the progress: “While there is still work to do, our remarkable public charter school educators deserve recognition for the undeniable progress our students have made... They’ve accelerated learning and provided strong social and emotional supports for our students, particularly students of color in our urban districts. We must follow the data and replicate what works because our students deserve the best.”

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