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Education

The League of Women Voters of New Jersey has a statewide Education Committee working to understand and influence education policy in the state. Members interested in joining the Education Committee can contact the state office at contact@lwvnj.org.

Opposition to School Vouchers

League position: The League of Women Voters of New Jersey believes that the system of elementary and secondary education must be fiscally and educationally accountable to New Jersey citizens. Therefore, public funds should not be used through vouchers or direct payments, tax credits or other fiscal incentives or equivalent financial instruments to support students attending non-public schools.

Statement Opposing Vouchers

Testimony in Opposition of A.2810 - Vouchers

Testimony in Opposition of S.1872 - Vouchers

Public Money for Public Schools, Period!

Other Education Positions

The League of Women Voters of New Jersey has positions concerning charter schools, private school choice, school district regionalization, the state role in achieving quality education, teacher certification and professional development, and tenure. Details can be found in the League of Women Voters of New Jersey's Study & Action.

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