Bills Pending New Jersey Senate Education Committee

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NJS4014Intro
25%
Requires board of education to publicly post full meeting agenda 48 hours prior to meeting.
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2021-06-28
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NJS4008Intro
25%
Establishes Division of School Desegregation in DOE to identify racial and socioeconomic segregation of school districts and to ensure better integration in public schools.
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2021-06-28
To Senate Education Committee
NJA192Engross
50%
Establishes "New Jersey STEM Scholars Grant Pilot Program" in Department of Education.
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2021-06-28
To Senate Education Committee
NJS3991Intro
25%
Establishes requirements concerning methods for determining whether child has specific learning disability under federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.
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2021-06-24
To Senate Education Committee
NJA1599Engross
50%
Requires public school students with concussion to be evaluated by licensed health care professionals before return to school; requires school districts to provide restrictions or limitations to student as needed.
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2021-06-21
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NJS3979Intro
25%
Directs Commissioner of Education to establish New Jersey Equity in Education Initiative, appropriates $2,000,000.
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2021-06-21
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NJS3936Intro
25%
Prohibits State Board of Education from requiring completion of performance-based assessment as condition of eligibility for certificate of eligibility with advanced standing.
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2021-06-15
To Senate Education Committee
NJS3889Intro
25%
Directs State Board of Education to include instruction on remote learning in professional development requirements for public teaching staff members.
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2021-06-10
To Senate Education Committee
NJA2300Engross
50%
Requires apportionment of membership on certain regional district boards of education to be based on amount of district costs apportioned to each constituent municipality.
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2021-06-10
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NJSJR121Intro
25%
Designates February 28 of each year as "Amistad Day."
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2021-06-10
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NJSR132Intro
25%
Urges Congress to amend Individuals with Disabilities Education Act to expand eligibility for funding to students with special needs who are 22 years of age.
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2021-06-03
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NJS3875Intro
25%
Requires public schools to post curriculum plans online; requires school districts to make textbooks or other materials used in implementing curriculum plans available for inspection by parents and legal guardians.
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2021-06-03
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NJS3879Intro
25%
Prohibits requiring students to wear face masks in schools and on school buses.
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2021-06-03
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NJA4856Engross
50%
Requires Internet websites and web services of school districts, charter schools, and renaissance schools to be accessible to persons with disabilities.
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2021-06-01
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NJA4789Engross
50%
Establishes Safe and Equitable Remote Learning Pilot Program in DOE to support provision of remote learning safe havens by certain school districts.*
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2021-06-01
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NJS3840Intro
25%
Authorizes county vocational school districts to establish electric vehicle certification programs.
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2021-06-01
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NJS3752Intro
25%
Requires Commissioner of Education to prepare report on learning loss of students with developmental disabilities during COVID-19 public health emergency.
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2021-05-11
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NJS3764Intro
25%
Establishes Commission on Asian Heritage in DOE.
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2021-05-11
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NJS3755Intro
25%
Requires use of annual baseline concussion testing for student-athletes and cheerleaders in grades six through 12.
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2021-05-11
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NJS3751Intro
25%
Requires 10 percent of certain federal education relief funds, approximating $26.2 million, be dedicated specifically to students with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
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2021-05-11
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NJS3747Intro
25%
Requires Commissioner of Education to provide professional development resources for guidance counselors on scholarship and grant programs and develop informational pamphlet on these programs.
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2021-05-11
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NJS3746Intro
25%
Permits board of education to employ certain veterans in coaching positions in school district's interscholastic athletic program.
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2021-05-11
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NJS3767Intro
25%
Establishes "Twelfth Grade Postsecondary Transition Year Pilot Program" in Department of Education.
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2021-05-11
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NJS3726Intro
25%
Ensures student well-being during school security drills.
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2021-05-06
To Senate Education Committee
NJS3719Intro
25%
Limits and clarifies use of cap banking by school districts.
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2021-05-06
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NJS3722Intro
25%
Permits use of preferred names on student diplomas.
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2021-05-06
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NJA5374Engross
50%
Directs DOE to request waiver of certain student academic assessment requirements from federal government.
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2021-04-26
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NJS3697Intro
25%
Establishes New Jersey Commission on School Funding in DOE.
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2021-04-26
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NJS3639Intro
25%
Raises age requirement of compulsory school attendance from 16 to 18 years old.
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2021-04-19
To Senate Education Committee
NJSCR149Intro
25%
Proposes an amendment to the Constitution requiring certain State funding for public education to be distributed on a per pupil basis.
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2021-04-19
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NJS3616Intro
25%
Provides supplemental appropriation from Property Tax Relief Fund to DOE to provide additional State aid to certain school districts.
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2021-04-19
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NJS3657Intro
25%
Provides that certain school districts will receive State school aid in amounts equal to aid provided in 2020-2021 school year.
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2021-04-19
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NJS3630Intro
25%
Requires portable anti-choking devices be placed in schools.
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2021-04-19
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NJS3609Intro
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Establishes Digital Divide Solutions Grant Program in DOE to assist public schools in purchase of connected devices and Internet access for students during periods of remote instruction.
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2021-04-19
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NJS3540Intro
25%
"Fairness in Women's Sport Act."
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2021-03-11
To Senate Education Committee
NJA4437Engross
50%
Permits certain mental health professionals working in school districts to refer or help facilitate referral of students to private professional counselors.
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2021-03-04
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NJS3483Intro
25%
Directs DOE to request waiver of certain student academic assessment requirements from federal government.
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2021-02-23
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NJS3482Intro
25%
Establishes certain program requirements for school counselor certification; requires periodic certificate renewal and professional development for school counselors; mandates number of school counselors per public school; establishes position of Sch...
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2021-02-23
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NJS3475Intro
25%
Establishes summer transition pilot program for rising kindergarten students who meet certain criteria.
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2021-02-22
To Senate Education Committee
NJS3468Intro
25%
Mandates educator preparation programs provide training on anti-bias instructional methods to candidates for teaching certification.
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2021-02-19
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NJS3467Intro
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Requires school districts and public institutions of higher education to provide anti-bias training for all employees who interact with students.
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2021-02-19
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NJS3464Intro
25%
Requires instruction on information literacy in curriculum of students in grades kindergarten through 12.
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2021-02-17
To Senate Education Committee
NJS3360Intro
25%
Requires New Jersey Student Learning Standards in Comprehensive Health and Physical Education include content on risks of cannabis and marijuana use.
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2021-01-12
To Senate Education Committee
NJS3362Intro
25%
Extends eligibility for certain SDA grant funding to Marie H. Katzenbach School for the Deaf.
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2021-01-12
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NJS3349Intro
25%
Provides three-year phase-in of full funding of extraordinary special education State aid.
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2021-01-12
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NJS3309Intro
25%
Establishes "Remote Instruction and School Curriculum Adjustment Study Commission" to review New Jersey Student Learning Standards and make recommendations to ensure that students utilizing remote instruction can meet curriculum standards.
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2021-01-07
To Senate Education Committee
NJSJR102Intro
25%
Designates month of April of each year as School Library Month in NJ.
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2020-12-16
To Senate Education Committee
NJSR104Intro
25%
Urges high schools to include information concerning apprenticeship programs in events and resources provided to help students develop postsecondary plans.
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2020-12-14
To Senate Education Committee
NJS3268Intro
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Requires Commissioner of Education to develop bicycle safety program for students enrolled in grades kindergarten through 12.
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2020-12-14
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NJS3237Intro
25%
Establishes pilot program in DOE to support establishment of criminal justice career academies in public high schools.
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2020-12-10
To Senate Education Committee
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