Archive for Tag: Education

Bramnick to host Facebook Live class on government for elementary students

WESTFIELD, N.J. – Republican Assembly Leader Jon Bramnick will visit virtually with Garden State students Friday via Facebook Live to teach about state government. “This will provide parents a break and give young people a good opportunity to learn about their state government,” said Bramnick (R-Union), a former professor...

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Bergen calls on Gov. Murphy to fight for schoolchildren and fix funding

MORRIS PLAINS, N.J. – Gov. Phil Murphy’s proposed spending plan has nearly 200 school districts across the state losing $155 million in aid. Assemblyman Brian Bergen, who represents parts of Morris and Somerset counties as part of the 25th legislative district, which is losing more than $3.7 million, wants...

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Webber plans to introduce legislation to bring greater transparency and accountability to schools

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Jay Webber announced he will introduce legislation that would require local school districts to implement best practices and expand the authority of the state auditor to ensure safeguards against fraud and abuse in New Jersey’s education system. The results of recent state auditor assessments of...

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High school students must learn about safely surrendering newborns under new law

Trenton, N.J. – Today, Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation (S1126/A1380), sponsored by Assemblymen Anthony M. Bucco and Jay Webber, that requires high schools to teach students about New Jersey’s Safe Haven Infant Protection Act. “We know the Safe Haven law is effective at preventing tragedy and now teenagers will...

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Safe Haven Infant Protection education legislation advances

Trenton, N.J. – Legislation requiring high schools to teach students about New Jersey’s Safe Haven Infant Protection Act goes to the Senate for consideration after unanimously passing the Assembly today. In March, an 18-year-old Neptune High School student suffocated her newborn before the father threw the baby in a...

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