Gov. Christie backed away from Common Core, saying it's not meeting the challenge of educating New Jersey children. He wants New Jersey business partners, administrators, teachers and parents to develop state educational standards.
New Jersey limits superintendents' salaries to $175,000 per year, the same pay as the governor. Some lawmakers argue that the cap is causing many qualified administrators to take jobs in bordering states instead of taking pay cuts.
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