An Act concerning the public school curriculum and supplementing chapter 35 of Title 18A of the New Jersey Statutes.
Be It Enacted by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey:
C.18A:35-4.40 Information about “New Jersey Safe Haven Infant Protection Act” included in public school curriculum.
1. The Department of Education shall review the New Jersey Student Learning Standards for Comprehensive Health and Physical Education to ensure that information on the provisions of the "New Jersey Safe Haven Infant Protection Act," P.L.2000, c.58 (C.30:4C-15.5 et seq.) shall be included therein to public school students in grades 9 through 12.
C.18A:35-4.41 Age appropriate information required.
2. a. The Department of Education, in consultation with the Department of Children and Families, shall take appropriate action to ensure that each school district shall incorporate education on the "New Jersey Safe Haven Infant Protection Act," P.L.2000, c.58 (C.30:4C-15.5 et seq.) that is age appropriate for public school students in grades 9 through 12.
3. This act shall take effect immediately and shall first apply to the 2020-2021 school year.
Approved August 23, 2019.