Michael J. Doherty

Senator Michael J. Doherty

23rd Legislative District


Responses to 2017 Legislative Survey

Do you support A1476/S2170 or would you support similar legislation to provide education savings accounts to New Jersey parents throughout the state to spend on private and parochial schools, online learning, tutoring and similar education programs?

Yes



Do you support expansion of charter schools in New Jersey?

Yes



Do you support the Opportunity Scholarship Act (S340/A1314), which would provide scholarships to low-income students enrolled in failing schools to attend a public or non-public school of their choosing?

Yes



Do you believe that decisions regarding a child’s education should primarily rest with his or her parent or guardian?

Yes



Do you believe that government funding for education should be allocated based upon school enrollment, i.e. that it should “follow the child”?

Yes



Would you support legislation allowing Rutgers University, Montclair State University and/or The College of New Jersey to become charter school authorizers in the state of New Jersey?

Yes



Do you support fixing the funding formula so that the Interdistrict School Choice program can expand to serve more students and school districts?

Yes