Gov. Christie has filed a lawsuit asking New Jersey’s Supreme Court to basically break its own landmark Abbott v. Burke decision and claims collective bargaining restrictions with teacher unions are unconstitutional.
Kids who are chronically absent, or missing 10 percent or more school days a year, often have the lowest test scores in math and reading. The main issues were lack of transportation, housing and health issues.
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