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Lights On!

Joint Committee on the Public SchoolsOn December 12, 2012, Assemblywoman Connie Wagner held an open meeting of the Joint Committee on the Public Schools on the topic of "Expanded Learning Opportunities: Afterschool and Summer Learning". The Committee was briefed on high-quality afterschool here in NJ by Diane Genco, Executive Director, NJSACC, as well as Susan Martz, NJDOE, and Mary Reece, FEA. Bob Seidel and Katie Willse from the National Summer Learning Association spoke about summer learning loss as well as NSLA's work on summer learning in Newark. Afterschool providers also spoke, including representatives from the YMCA, NJ After 3, the Boys & Girls Clubs, and the NJ Library Association.

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Joint Committee on the Public Schools

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