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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Armato, Lampitt & Pintor Marin Bill to Expand Suicide Prevention Training for School Employees Clears Assembly Panel

Aiming to reduce teen suicide in New Jersey, legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats John Armato, Pamela Lampitt and Eliana Pintor Marin to expand suicide prevention, awareness and response training for school district personnel was approved Thursday by the Assembly Education Committee.

"Teen suicide is the third-leading cause of death among young people ages 15 to 24, exceeded only by homicide and accidents," said Armato (D-Atlantic). "It's essential that we ensure the teachers and school staff who interact with students on a daily basis are trained to identify troubling scenarios and respond appropriately."

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