Legislative staff from the major education associations recently met with Assemblywoman Joann Downey of Legislative District 11 to discuss the importance of civics being taught to New Jersey high school students.

Pictured from left: Debra Bradley of the New Jersey Principals and Supervisors Association; Sharon Seyler, legislative advocate for the NJSBA; Assemblywoman Joann Downey; Denise King, president of the Monmouth County Education Association; Melanie Schulz of the New Jersey Association of School Administrators; Tracie Yostpille, president of the Freehold Township Education Association; Betsy Ginsburg of the Garden State Coalition of Schools, and Marybeth Beichert of the New Jersey Education Association.