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Public Schools Committee, New Jersey State Legislature

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The Public Schools Committee is a joint committee of the New Jersey State Legislature.

Per the Senate and General Assembly Rules, joint committees of the New Jersey State Legislature are appointed by the President of the Senate and by the Speaker of the House. Joint committees are assigned at the start of each annual session.[1][2]

DocumentIcon.jpg See rules: Senate Rules 2012
DocumentIcon.jpg See rules: Rules of the General Assembly 2012


The Joint Committee on the Public Schools provides an ongoing study of the system of free public schools; it's financing, administration and operations, as well as to make recommendations for legislative action.[3][4]


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2015 legislative session

The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2015 legislative session.

Public Schools Senate Members, 2015
Democratic members (4)Republican members (3)
Ronald Rice, Co-ChairDiane Allen
Nilsa Cruz-PerezChristopher Bateman
Linda GreensteinSamuel Thompson
Teresa Ruiz

Public Schools Assembly Members, 2015
Democratic members (4)Republican members (3)
Mila Jasey, Co-ChairBettyLou DeCroce
Ralph CaputoDonna Simon
Sheila OliverDavid Wolfe, New Jersey
Benjie Wimberly


The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2011 legislative session.

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