One Year After Initial Request, Department of Education Releases Records

ACLU-NJ Sought Names of Outsiders Who Reviewed Charter School Applications on Behalf of the State FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: (212) 549-2666; media@aclu.org NEWARK – In response to a lawsuit filed by the ACLU-NJ, the New Jersey Department of Education (DOE) has released public records containing the names of outside persons brought in by the DOE to review applications from schools seeking charters from the Commissioner of Education. The documents were released nearly one year after the initial request was filed by the Education Law Center (ELC).