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Assembly Democratic Measure Asserting Request by Newark School District to Bypass Seniority from Teacher Layoff Criteria Encroaches on Legislative Authority Clears Assembly
Measure sponsored by Caputo, Diegnan, Tucker, Pintor-Marin, Spencer, Jasey, Oliver, Giblin & Speaker Prieto addresses seniority waiver request that would affect the planned layoffs of more than 1,000 teachers in the Newark Public School DistrictA resolution sponsored by Assembly Democrats denouncing a request by the State District Superintendent of the Newark Public School District to bypass seniority in planned teacher layoffs, as an attempt to usurp the Legislature's authority has been approved by the Assembly.
The resolution is sponsored by Ralph Caputo (D-Essex), Patrick Diegnan (D-Middlesex), Cleopatra Tucker (D-Essex), Eliana Pintor-Marin (D-Essex), Grace Spencer (D-Essex), Mila Jasey (D-Essex/Morris), Sheila Oliver (D-Essex/Passaic), Thomas Giblin (D-Essex/Passaic) and Speaker Vincent Prieto (D-Hudson). It was approved 44-24-2 during the Feb. 27 Assembly voting session.