Archive for Tag: Higher Education

Dunn bill ensuring college students have access to mental health services signed into law

TRENTON, N.J. – Addressing the increased stress, anxiety and depression on campuses in New Jersey, Assemblywoman Aura Dunn’s bill requiring colleges to connect students to mental health services was signed into law on Tuesday. “The college life that many had imagined was put on hold or canceled because of...

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Dunn bill relaxing SNAP work requirements for EOF students advances in Assembly

TRENTON, N.J. – Financially-strapped New Jersey college students receiving Educational Opportunity Fund awards should be not have to worry about how they are going to afford their next meal, says Assemblywoman Aura Dunn. Her bill calling on the federal government to relax the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program’s 20-hour work...

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Dancer bill expanding in-state tuition for military families passes Assembly committee

TRENTON, N.J. – More military family members would be eligible for in-state tuition under a bill that was released by the Assembly Military and Veterans’ Affairs Committee Thursday. Assemblyman Ron Dancer’s bill (A5692) would allow military spouses and dependents to pay in-state tuition for higher education if the service member...

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Dancer bill expanding transparency of college costs for both current and prospective students goes to governor

TRENTON, N.J. – Currently enrolled college students could soon receive the same cost disclosure information that is now only provided to prospective students of a New Jersey college or university under a bill sponsored by Assemblyman Ron Dancer and passed in Monday’s Assembly voting session. The bill (A3872/S1877) expands...

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Dunn bill ensuring college students have access to mental health services passes Assembly

TRENTON, N.J. – This past year’s college experience looked a lot different, and it affected students’ mental well-being. Addressing the increased stress, anxiety and depression on campuses in New Jersey, the Assembly passed a bill requiring colleges to connect students to mental health services. “The college life that many...

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Governor signs Dancer bill providing in-state college tuition rates to military children who moved out of New Jersey

TRENTON, N.J. – Children of military families who attended high school in New Jersey, but are not currently living in the state, are now eligible for in-state tuition at public New Jersey colleges under a measure sponsored by Assemblyman Ron Dancer and signed into law by Gov. Phil Murphy...

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Dancer bill offering in-state tuition rates to military children who moved out of New Jersey goes to governor

TRENTON, N.J. – Children of military families who attended high school in New Jersey, but are not currently living in the state, would be eligible for in-state tuition at public New Jersey colleges under a bill sponsored by Assemblyman Ron Dancer and advanced by the Assembly today. “Military commitments...

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Dancer bill greatly expanding college cost transparency gets committee approval

TRENTON, N.J. – Today the Assembly Higher Education Committee released Assemblyman Ron Dancer’s bill expanding current law to require that all students attending a college or university in New Jersey receive the same kind of cost disclosure information that only prospective students currently must receive. Understanding the true costs...

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Dunn bill addressing access to mental health services on college campuses advances

TRENTON, N.J. – This year’s college experience looks a lot different – and it’s affecting students’ mental well-being. Addressing increased stress, anxiety and depression on campuses in New Jersey, the Assembly Higher Education Committee advanced a bill connecting students to available mental health services. “The college life that many...

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