Report: Gov. Christie Wants Every N.J. County to Develop School for Autistic Children

By Susan Jones | January 14, 2011 | 8:00 AM EST

( - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie told a town hall meeting Thursday that if every county in the state had a school dedicated to teaching children with autism, it would be a cost-effective alternative to having each community try to create their own special education curriculum for autistic students.

"I’ll be working with the new Commissioner of Education on that," the New Jersey Star-Ledger was quoted as saying.

Christie has made education reform a priorty.

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