Governor Chris Christie says he believes he has a good shot at making significant changes to public schools because the Legislature seems to have the political will to vote on proposals that stalled last year.

The Republican says he might have overreached by expecting the Democratic Legislature to approve an overhaul to public worker pensions and health benefits, then take up education issues in a re-election year. He now says they were probably too fatigued politically to do both.

The Governor delivers his State Of The State address on Tuesday.

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