Newark, New Jersey spends an astounding $23,141 per student. That money pays for a school system in which 40 percent of high school students pass a standard proficency test.
Why aren't Garden State taxpayers getting more for their money?
To find out, Reason.tv sat down with Derrell Bradford, the founder and CEO of Excellent Education for Everyone (E3), which advocates for more school choice in New Jersey.
This interview is part of National School Choice Week, a non-partisan initiative to raise awareness of how competition and choice can transform K-12 education.
Approximately 1 minute. Filmed by Jim Epstein and Meredith Bragg, and edited by Epstein. Interview by Nick Gillespie.
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