Education Transition Report Delivers Some Details and Early Directions

Report touches on most of Murphy’s education promises, but in some cases seems to step away from several high-profile goals

Lamont Repollet

Credit: Phil Gregory (WHYY)
Lamont Repollet

A new governor’s transition reports probably should be taken with a grain of salt, more about broad approaches than detailed policy blueprints for the administration to come.

But when it comes to education, Gov. Phil Murphy’s release of his transition committee’s report on Friday did signal some early directions – and changes of direction – about what could be one of the high-profile issues of his tenure.

For example, the 11-page report played up Murphy’s campaign promise to fully fund the state’s school finance law, but also tempered expectations that this would happen overnight.

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