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.
Democratic Research Aide:  Martin Sumners   
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McKnight, Timberlake, McKeon on Resolution Permanently Designating April as Financial Literacy Month in New Jersey

Measure Clears Assembly, Looks to Localize National Recognition

Looking to localize and amplify National Financial Literacy Month, which is being recognized this month across the nation, Assembly Democrats Angela V. McKnight (D-Hudson), Britnee Timberlake (D-Essex, Passaic) and John McKeon (D-Essex, Morris) issued the following collaborative statement Friday regarding a joint resolution to permanently designate April as Financial Literacy Month in New Jersey.

The measure (AJR-118) recently cleared the Assembly 77-0-0 and now heads to the Senate for consideration:

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**MEDIA ADVISORY**MONDAY, APRIL 15

Assemblywoman Angela McKnight, Cross River Bank Present "Money Mondays" During National Financial Literacy Month in April

Financial Literacy in a Digital Age is Focus of April 15 Session

As part of National Financial Literacy Month, Assemblywoman Angela McKnight (D-Hudson) is partnering with Cross River Bank to present "Money Mondays" every Monday in April. Each session is dedicated to a different area of personal finance such as saving, investing, utilizing financial technology, goal setting and more. The events are free to the public and aim to provide the community with the foundation to become more financially independent.
Financial literacy in a digital age is the focus of Money Mondays on April 15. The session will cover the advantages and drawbacks for consumers in the new world of banking. Participants will learn the smartest ways to use technology for managing money.

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**MEDIA ADVISORY**TODAY, APRIL 8

Assemblywoman Angela McKnight, Cross River Bank Present "Money Mondays" During National Financial Literacy Month in April

Parents and Kids are Focus of April 8 Talk on Money Matters, Financial Literacy featuring Goalsetter Mom and Daughter Duo

As part of National Financial Literacy Month, Assemblywoman Angela McKnight (D-Hudson) will partner with Cross River Bank to present "Money Mondays" every Monday in April. Each session is dedicated to a different area of personal finance such as saving, investing, utilizing financial technology, goal setting and more. The events are free to the public and aim to provide the community with the foundation to become more financially independent.

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**MEDIA ADVISORY**MONDAY, APRIL 8

Assemblywoman Angela McKnight, Cross River Bank Present "Money Mondays" During National Financial Literacy Month in April

Parents and Kids are Focus of April 8 Talk on Money Matters, Financial Literacy featuring Goalsetter Mom and Daughter Duo

As part of National Financial Literacy Month, Assemblywoman Angela McKnight (D-Hudson) will partner with Cross River Bank to present "Money Mondays" every Monday in April. Each session is dedicated to a different area of personal finance such as saving, investing, utilizing financial technology, goal setting and more. The events are free to the public and aim to provide the community with the foundation to become more financially independent.

Parents and kids are the focus of Money Mondays on April 8, and the session will cover ways to make saving a fun, family affair. Presenters include the mom and daughter duo of Goalsetter--a mission-driven company whose goal is to get kids from all socio-economic backgrounds to save and learn key financial literacy concepts.

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Wimberly Statement on 50th Anniversary of EOF

Assemblyman Benjie Wimberly issued the following statement on the 50th Anniversary of the Educational Opportunity Fund:

"In my 30 years as an educator and 30 years as a football coach--I've dealt with EOF at all levels. One of my best experiences was when I first came back from college. I was actually a reading specialist for EOF at Passaic County Community College in 1991 and at William Paterson University in 1992.

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Lampitt, Jasey & McKnight Bill Creating Pilot Program to Encourage More Minority Male Teacher Applicants Clears Legislature

In schools throughout the United States large, disparities exist in race demographics between teachers and students, with a vast racial discrepancy in the ratio of minority male teachers and their students.

Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Pamela Lampitt, Mila Jasey and Angela McKnight to increase teaching opportunities for minority men to fulfill the need for positive role models and create a pathway for more African American men to become educators was recently approved by the full Assembly.

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