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Election 2014: OU Advocacy Analysis

With the election results in and all the races decided, OU Advocacy provides you with our analysis of the elections and how they impact the issues we work on for the Jewish community. Federal The midterm elections delivered control of … Continued

Read More Posted at November 5, 2014 at 3:24 pm

OU Advocacy-NJ Applauds Gov. Christie and NJ Legislative Leadership for Increased Technology and Nursing Aid for Non-Public Schools In FY 2015 Budget

The New Jersey office of OU Advocacy, the non-partisan public policy arm of the Orthodox Union, applauds Governor Christie, Senate President Steven Sweeney, Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto, Senate Budget Chairman Paul Sarlo, Assembly Budget Chairman Gary Schaer and Senator Peter Barnes for the substantial increase in technology and nursing aid available to non-public schools in the state’s Fiscal Year 2015 budget, signed by Gov. Christie yesterday.

Read More Posted at July 1, 2014 at 1:54 pm

NJ Families Take Action to Pass Special Ed Legislation

New Jersey families are embracing the Special Ed Bill bills introduced recently to the State Assembly and State Senate and resolving to take action to get the legislation passed. Parents with and without children with special needs gathered at the … Continued

Read More Posted at May 2, 2014 at 11:14 am

OU Advocacy-NJ Commends Introduction of Special Ed Bill in NJ State Senate

The New Jersey office of the Orthodox Union Advocacy Center commended New Jersey State Senator Loretta Weinberg for introducing bill S-2042 this week, which will allow school districts to assign a student with special needs to an accredited special education non-public school program— even if that program is sectarian—as long as the funds are used only for non-sectarian programs and services.

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