U.S. Rep. Rush Holt of the 12th Legislative District, a member of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, will be the featured guest in a program, “Federal Issues in Public Education.” The legislative event, hosted by the Middlesex County School Boards Association, will be held at 7 p.m. March 15, at Crossroads North Middle School auditorium, South Brunswick.
The program is free and open to all board members and administrators.
Topics will include the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, education reform, federal funding, nutrition standards, and more. The informal session is an opportunity for local education officials to listen, learn and discuss issues pertaining to federal education issues, proposed changes, and ideas on becoming involved in the discussion in Washington, D.C.
A member of the House education and labor committee since 1999, Rep. Holt has worked to craft education policies to improve early childhood education, invest in teacher training, set academic standards for students, and help make college more affordable. He is a senior member of the committee, which is expected to take on the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.
Board members may register online for the program. Business Administrators registering their board members should review the following instructions before registering their board members.
For more information, email either Marcia Lavigne or Christy Tighe, NJSBA county activities coordinators, or contact NJSBA legislative coordinator Sharon Seyler for information about the federal legislative topics to be discussed, or contact them toll free at (888) 886-5722.