Assembly Education

The Assembly Education Committee addresses issues concerning education curricula, school finance, school boards and districts, school transportation, students, teachers, tuition and student aid, vocational and higher education.
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Moriarty, Caputo & Downey Bill to Strengthen Anti-Nepotism Rules in School Districts Approved by Assembly

Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Paul Moriarty, Ralph Caputo and Joann Downey to extend anti-nepotism rules to the state's public and charter schools was approved Thursday by the General Assembly.

"Property taxpayers deserve every assurance that the people charged with educating their children attained their positions because of what they know, not who they know," said Moriarty (D- Camden/Gloucester). "With schools making up the majority of local property tax bills, we need to ensure that we are investing in the absolute best candidates to lead our schools."

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