New Jersey Senate Republicans

Senate Republican Solutions

Preparing Students, Enhancing Education

Creating New Opportunities for Students

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Too many New Jersey students remain trapped in chronically failing school districts, and many will have a hard time recovering from this early obstacle to reach their full potential.

We believe that after decades of false promises, families deserve new opportunities for their children to succeed.

Senate Republican solutions will ensure that every New Jersey student has the opportunity to receive the good education they deserve.

Solutions to Create New Opportunities for Students

“Parent Empowerment and Choice Act”; enables parents to initiate reform in low performing schools through a petition process.

“Opportunity Scholarship Act”; establishes pilot program in Department of Treasury providing tax credits to taxpayers contributing to scholarships for low-income children.

Requires school districts to allow home-schooled students to participate in school-sponsored extracurricular activities in the student’s resident district.

Establishes the four-year “New Jersey Innovation Inspiration School Grant Pilot Program” in DOE to fund non-traditional Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) programs.

The “New Jersey Parental Rights and Property Tax Reduction Act.”

Provides for inclusion of students who receive equivalent instruction elsewhere than at school in NJ STARS Program.

Establishes a State aid program for charter school facilities.

Provides for establishment of publicly-funded education savings accounts for use at educational institutions other than public elementary and secondary schools.

Preparing Students,
Enhancing Education

New Options

Better Classrooms

Career & College Readiness

Strengthening Families,
Empowering People

Public Health & Safety

Recovery & Preparedness

Equal Opportunity

Lowering Costs,
Creating Opportunities



Rebuilding Trust