Bills Pending New Jersey Senate Education Committee

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NJS4323IntroRequires certain documentation of needs of students with disabilities during school security drills and emergency situations and in school security plans; requires staff training on needs of students with disabilities in emergency planning.
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2019-12-12
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NJS4333IntroRequires instruction on cursive handwriting in public school curriculum.
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2019-12-12
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NJS4257IntroRequires school district to establish "School Meal Fund" to assist students with school meal bill in arrears.
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2019-11-18
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NJA4679EngrossDirects Commissioner of Education to develop sensitivity training program for high school athletic directors, coaches, and sports officials of interscholastic athletic sports programs.*
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2019-11-18
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NJS4209IntroEstablishes School Security Task Force.
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2019-11-14
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NJS4197IntroRequires school districts to employ at least one certified nutrition specialist, registered dietitian, or registered dietitian nutritionist.
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2019-11-07
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NJS4170Intro"Madalyn's Law"; requires school districts to incorporate age-appropriate instruction on toxic shock syndrome and requires installation of signage in certain women's rooms to enhance public awareness of toxic shock syndrome.
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2019-11-07
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NJS4174IntroRequires school district to allow graduating student to wear military sash while participating in high school graduation ceremony.
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2019-11-07
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NJS4199IntroRequires public schools to comply with more stringent school lunch and breakfast nutrition standards adopted by USDA in 2012.
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2019-11-07
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NJS4196IntroRequires NJ Youth Suicide Prevention Advisory Council to prepare report regarding suicide prevention instruction in public schools.
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2019-11-07
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NJS4176IntroRequires student representative be appointed to each board of education of school district that includes high school.
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2019-11-07
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NJS4189IntroClarifies that school district is not required to restrict access to school meals if school meal bill is in arrears.
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2019-11-07
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NJSJR155IntroUrges US Congress to pass legislation allowing a regional income eligibility requirement for school nutrition programs.
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2019-11-07
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NJS4195IntroEstablishes pilot program to create student mental health assistance programs in selected school districts.
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2019-11-07
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NJS4166IntroRevises schedule of State school aid reductions for school districts in Highlands Region.
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2019-11-07
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NJS4183IntroEliminates requirement to submit sales tax exemption form for textbook purchases.
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2019-11-07
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NJS4122IntroPermits school districts to define excused absences from school to include illness based on student's mental or behavioral health and requires Commissioner of Education to develop guidelines for defining excused absence for this reason.
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2019-10-24
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NJS4147IntroEstablishes "Conflict Resolution in Schools Commission."
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2019-10-24
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NJS4134IntroProvides adjustment to school district tax levy cap for expenditures associated with opening of renovated or new school facility during budget year for full-day kindergarten.
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2019-10-24
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NJS4136IntroEstablishes flexible instructional day program to allow students to continue instruction at home when district must close its schools and to permit district to count flexible instructional days in meeting 180-day school year requirement.
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2019-10-24
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NJS4138IntroProhibits member of charter school board of trustees from serving simultaneously on board of organization that donates money to charter school.
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2019-10-24
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NJS4137IntroRequires individualized education program teams, if appropriate, to disseminate information on availability of certain public transportation services.
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2019-10-24
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NJS4126IntroIncludes in resident enrollment of county vocational school district all pupils enrolled on full-time basis regardless of county of residence.
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2019-10-24
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NJS4144IntroRequires training for DOE arbitrators to include issues related to cultural diversity and bias.
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2019-10-24
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NJS4143IntroRequires school districts to provide lunch period of not less than 20 seated minutes.
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2019-10-24
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NJS4131IntroRequires school districts to file certain evacuation plans with DOE.
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2019-10-24
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NJS4102IntroAuthorizes establishment of charter school payment reserve account in school districts.
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2019-09-10
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NJS4095IntroRequires students to complete free application for federal student aid as part of high school graduation requirements.
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2019-09-10
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NJS4101IntroProvides that entities which train educational personnel in use of physical restraints be approved by DOE; requires annual report on incidents of use of techniques.
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2019-09-10
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NJS4100IntroRequires Commissioner of Education to develop and distribute heat stroke pamphlet for athletes at public and nonpublic schools; requires school districts and public institutions of higher education to establish heat illness policy for athletes.
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2019-09-10
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NJSJR144IntroDesignates second full week in November of each year as "School Psychology Awareness Week."
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2019-08-26
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NJS4053IntroRequires contracted service providers who have access to school buildings or grounds when school is not in session to undergo criminal history record check.
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2019-08-23
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NJS4061IntroProvides that certain school districts will not be subject to reduction in State school aid.
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2019-08-23
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NJSJR141IntroDesignates October of each year as "Bullying Prevention Month."
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2019-06-24
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NJS4001IntroProhibits anti-Semitism in public schools and institutions of higher education.
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2019-06-24
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NJS4018IntroEstablishes three-year nonpublic school pupil transportation pilot program in Ocean County to provide funding to county consortium of nonpublic schools that will assume responsibility for mandated nonpublic school busing.
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2019-06-24
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NJS3935IntroRequires provision of instruction on safe user practices for certain websites and mobile applications as part of New Jersey Student Learning Standards for Comprehensive Health and Physical Education.
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2019-06-13
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NJS3925IntroDirects State Board of Education to require that when individualized education program (IEP) team is developing program for student prone to regression, it must consider consistency of staffing.
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2019-06-13
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NJS3921IntroEstablishes task force to examine and make recommendations regarding professional development requirements for public school teachers and school leaders.
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2019-06-10
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NJS3864IntroEstablishes task force to examine leasing for nonpublic school facilities to school districts for purpose of implementing programs for which districts lack facility space.
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2019-06-03
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NJS3848IntroProvides that in certain cases vacancy in membership of board of education of limited purpose regional school district will be filled by majority vote of board of education of constituent district represented by former board member.
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2019-06-03
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NJS3846IntroRequires school districts to close schools on days of general and primary elections.
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2019-06-03
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NJS3831IntroCreates priority hiring pool for public school employment of certain individuals who were previously employed in school districts that experienced reduction in State school aid.
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2019-06-03
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NJS3832IntroRequires boards of education to include instruction, and adopt instructional materials, on climate change.
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2019-06-03
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NJS3881IntroShortens certain school board members' terms when annual school election is moved from November to April; requires approval of both school board and municipal governing body in order to move school election from November to April.
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2019-06-03
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NJA3395EngrossConcerns subcontracting agreements entered into by public school districts and county colleges. *
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2019-05-24
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NJS3790IntroRequires Commissioner of Education to study means to accomplish consolidation of certain school districts and to develop master plan to phase out these districts and consolidate them with other districts.
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2019-05-20
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NJS3788IntroRequires certain student identification cards to contain telephone number and text line for 2NDFLOOR? Youth Helpline.
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2019-05-20
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NJS3691IntroDirects DOE to develop outreach program to encourage young women and minorities to pursue post-secondary degrees and careers in STEM.
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2019-05-16
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NJS3745IntroProvides excused absence for public school student who participates in musical performance at military funeral, including playing "Taps."
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2019-05-16
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