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Downey, Houghtaling, Jasey, Singleton, Holley & Caride Bill to Require State to Provide Education for Students Living in Homeless Shelters Outside of School District AdvancesAssembly-approved legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Joann Downey, Eric Houghtaling, Mila Jasey, Troy Singleton, James Holley and Marlene Caride to require the state to pay the educational costs for certain students who reside in a homeless shelter outside of their district of residence was advanced Monday by the Senate budget panel.
"Children and youth who experience homelessness face many barriers to education," said Downey (D-Monmouth County). "School can be a source of stability for a young person and family who have lost their housing..."
Video: Caride - Public hearings on school funding have been an 'eye opener'Assembly Education Committee Chairwoman Marlene Caride (D-Passaic/Bergen) delivers her opening statements before the committee's 3rd public hearing on school funding.
Watch the video here.
Thursday in Trenton: Assembly Education Committee to 3rd Public Hearing on School FundingThe Assembly Education Committee will meet Thursday in Trenton for another public hearing to receive testimony from the public regarding matters related to education funding in New Jersey.
The hearing is scheduled for 3 p.m. Thursday in Committee Room 11 on the 4th Floor of the State House Annex in Trenton...