NJEA has taken a position on a number of current legislative issues that impact public education, public school students, and school employees.

A 1104; A 1630; A 1631 A 1632: “Hunger-Free Students’ Bill of Rights Act”: requires certain school meal information be provided to students’ parents; establishes protocols for identifying eligible students for meal programs: prohibits stigmatizing student with bill in arrears; Clarifies that school district is not required to restrict access to school meals if school meal bill is in arrears; Requires school districts take certain actions to increase participation in free or reduced priced meal programs; prohibits shaming students with school meal bills in arrears; prohibits certain district actions in collecting unpaid school meal fees

A 1104 "Hunger-Free Students' Bill of Rights Act"; requires certain school meal information be provided to students' parents; establishes protocols Continue reading

S 237 S 854 S-237- Requires new civics instruction in middle and high schools; requires school districts to use DOE's curriculum guidelines for Continue reading

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