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by Carla R. Stephens

New Jersey’s new governor, Phil Murphy, campaigned on improving college affordability, including expanding access to tuition-free associate’s degrees and preparing every New Jersey student for the 21st century through excellent public education. These are worthy goals, and there are already some genuine success stories for Murphy to build on. Bard High School Early College in Newark, for one, is proof that college can be free, excellent, and equitable in a public system.

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