Under Governor Patrick, Massachusetts won the Race to the Top competition, delivering millions to Massachusetts schools. We came in first place. New Jersey came in 11th, losing out on funds. And Chris Christie’s team has been roundly criticizing for bungling their application and blowing their chance.
And since Governor Christie took office the New Jersey economy is limping towards recovery, far behind ours. Check out this graph that compares the monthly unemployment numbers for the two states.
Are you ready to Go Jersey? I think I can speak for all of us by saying, “No thanks, Charlie.”