The State Board of Education will hold three regional public hearings to receive comments on the draft revisions to New Jersey’s academic standards in mathematics and English language arts. Citizens must register to speak by calling the Office of the State Board of Education at (609) 984-6024 or contacting the office via the online registration web page.

Below is the schedule for the regional meetings:

  • Central Region – Wednesday, Feb. 10
    New Jersey Department of Education
    Judge Robert L. Carter Building
    100 River View Plaza, Trenton, NJ 08625-0500
    2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Northern Region – Monday, Feb. 22
    Morris County Public Safety Training Academy
    500 W. Hanover Ave., Morris Plains, NJ 07950
    6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Southern Region – Tuesday, March 8
    Camden County College
    Dennis Flyer Theatre
    200 College Drive, Blackwood, NJ  08012
    10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

The public testimony will be considered for incorporation into the final revisions to the English language arts and math standards that will be presented to the State Board of Education at a meeting on Wednesday, May 4.