The Study Commission on the Use of Student Assessments in New Jersey, which is charged with presenting recommendations to the governor on student testing, will hold three sessions to listen to public testimony.

  • Tuesday, Jan. 27 at 10 a.m. in Civic Hall 105, Connector Building, Camden County College, 200 College Dr., Blackwood, NJ 08012-0200. The Camden County College website is
  • Wednesday, Jan. 28  at 4 p.m. in the Franklin Williams Middle School (MS #7) Auditorium, 222 Laidlaw Ave., Jersey City, NJ 07306. Parking will available on the side of the school building. The public will not be permitted to park alongside the school or enter the school building until 3:30 p.m. The Jersey City school district website is
  • Thursday, Jan. 29 at 6 p.m. in Jackson Liberty High School Auditorium, 125 N. Hope Chapel Road, Jackson, NJ 08527. Use the doorway marked “39” to enter the high school. Public parking will be available to the left of the high school. The Jackson School District website is

Anyone interested in testifying is asked to pre-register online or by calling (609) 984-6024. Testimony will be limited to five minutes per person. All public testimony sessions will be videotaped.

Individuals registering to testify are asked to bring to the session 10 copies of their testimony so it can be distributed to all Study Commission members. Testimony can also be submitted via email or online.

In case of inclement weather, the Study Commission’s public sessions will be cancelled if the hosting institution is closed. The public is urged to check the website of the hosting institution in case of inclement weather for news of cancellations; website links are included above.

Additional information about the Study Commission and the public testimony sessions can be found online.