Gov. Christie to explore autism schools

January 14, 2011 7:57:42 AM PST
Gov. Chris Christie is exploring a plan to develop schools that specialize in educating children with autism in each of New Jersey's 21 counties. The governor told a town hall meeting in Paramus Thursday night the idea would offer a cost-effective alternative to districts trying to create their own special education curriculum.

Autism New Jersey director Linda Meyer told the Statehouse bureau of The Star-Ledger of Newark and The Record it sounds like the governor is aiming for equality and access to education for all.

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