Gov.-elect Phil Murphy announced Friday he’s nominating the superintendent of Asbury Park schools to be New Jersey’s next education commissioner — and tasked him with helping “revolutionize learning” in the state.
Murphy said Lamont Repollet — who has run the Monmouth County city’s school system since 2014 — will help him with some of his biggest goals for eduction: eliminating controversial PARCC testing and improving the state’s relationship with teachers after eight years of Republican Gov. Chris Christie.
“Not every child has the same educational opportunity,” Murphy, a Democrat who takes office Tuesday, said during …read more
Source: NJ.com Monmouth