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Main Bill Information
2016-2017 Legislative Session
Total records: 352
Page 1 of 18

Assembly Education
A105 Eliminates expansion of preschool education programs in "School Funding Reform Act of 2008."
A129 Extends limit for nonpublic school busing to 30 miles in Atlantic, Burlington, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, Hunterdon, Ocean, Salem, Sussex, and Warren Counties, and requires existing bus stops to be used.
A134 Requires legislative approval of changes to core curriculum content standards and Statewide assessments.
A142 Requires parents who intend to home-school their children to inform the school district of that decision; requires school district to maintain record of each home-schooled child in the district.
A149 Establishes pilot program in DOE to recruit, select, and train veterans for school security positions in school districts.
A159 Requires various measures to address effects of low levels of lead exposure.
A166 Requires public schools to include instruction on caffeine-related health issues as part of the Core Curriculum Content Standards in Comprehensive Health and Physical Education.
A181 Establishes the Office of Dropout Prevention and Reengagement of Out-of-School Youth in DOE, and the Student Dropout Prevention Task Force.
A190 Requires board of education to provide an individual textbook for each student enrolled in a class.
A199 Establishes reward program in DOE for districts with high academic performance and low per pupil expenditures.
A205 Eliminates State aid growth limit for school districts in which individuals age 65 and over comprise at least 33.3 percent of the population.
A208 Excludes certain increases in school security expenditures from tax levy and appropriation cap, as applicable, for municipalities and counties.
A280 Provides school district tax levy cap adjustment for certain special education costs; limits sending district per pupil tuition increase to 2%; and provides increased representation on receiving board of education for certain sending districts.
A304 Requires State Board of Education to adopt standards and benchmarks of performance for the improvement of teacher preparation programs and teacher certification candidates who complete the programs, and develop a program rating system.
A314 Modifies various aspects of the charter school program, including authorization, regulation, and monitoring of charter schools; appropriates $250,000 from General Fund to DOE.
A387 Establishes "School Bus Safety and Child Protection Act," requires periodic criminal background checks for certain school employees; and prohibits interference with school bus monitoring devices.
A406 Provides additional State school aid to school districts experiencing enrollment increases due to conversion of age-restricted housing developments to non-restricted developments.
A410 Requires school districts to observe Veterans Day as school holiday.
A455 Requires executive county superintendents to submit school district consolidation plan to Commissioner of Education within one year and every five years thereafter and commissioner to approve or modify plan within six months of submission.
A477 Establishes grant program for school districts to develop in-district and collaborative special education programs and services to reduce need to place classified students out-of-district.




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