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We encourage all interested parties and stakeholders to help NJASL in the effort to get these bills passed.  Speak with your colleagues, neighbors, and reach out to your legislators about this bill.  Don't know who your legislators are?  Follow the link to the right.


January 31, 2020


The library legislation bill, A132 has been posted with a
new bill number.


A248   / (Information Literacy)

Sponsors: 
Assemblymen Daniel Benson and Wayne DeAngelo (LD 14) 
Mila Jasey (LD 27) - Education Committee, Vice Chair, Higher Education

Co-Sponsors:
Asw. Sumter (LD35),
Asw. Carol Murphy (LD 7)

Asm. Robert Karabinchak (LD18)



The NJ Department of Education has provided curriculum resources to meet the mandate to incorporate African-American history into their social studies curriculum. Additionally, legislation also created the Amistad Commission, a 23-member body charged with ensuring that African-American history, contributions and experiences are adequately taught in the state’s classrooms.

Amistad Commission webpage: https://www.nj.gov/education/amistad/

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