The issues in education in Clifton, as well as the state of New Jersey are:
1. Funding, 2. NJ Student Learning Standards/Assessment Testing, 3. Pre-School, 4. Special Education, 5. Pension Funding, 6. Charter School Expansion, 7. School Facilities Funding, 8. Teacher Evaluation, 9. Choice-School Growth and Funding, and 10. Future of State Operated Districts.