He says those groups should instead try to find common ground
because that's the only way real chance can occur.
Speaking on the opening day of a two-day Iowa Education Summit,
Christie expressed pride in his record on education, though he was
forced the make deep cuts in his first year in office. Christie says he reversed those cuts as soon as the economy began to improve.
He says New Jersey spends more on elementary and secondary
schools than any state in the nation.
Earlier speakers at the summit included Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad
and U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan.