A 1070 A 1625
A1070– Requires Secretary of Higher Education to develop guidance for institutions of higher education to identify cultural barriers in recruitment and retention of underrepresented students for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) programs
A1625– Directs DOE to develop outreach program to encourage young women and minorities to pursue post-secondary degrees and careers in STEM
A 1070 (Jasey) A 1625 (Lampitt, Jasey, Carter)NJEA believes in a diverse society and equal opportunity for all. As educators, our 200,000 members have a responsibility to work for a better and more just world for our students. As result, NJEA is committed to promoting policies, programs and practices that seek to address existing cultural barriers and encourage diversity in our public schools and institutions of higher education.
NJEA supports A1070 & A1625 and asks that you do the same.