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Workshop 2014
Bargaining Training Series
Advanced Boardsmanship
Mandated Training
November 17, 2014 Delegate Assembly
Common Core State Standards: The Real Story

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NJSBA Cancellation Executive Committee Meeting
In accordance with the Open Public Meetings Act, notice is hereby provided of the cancellation of the September 23rd Executive Committee meeting. (9/19)
NJSBA to Release Final School Security Report and Initial Student Achievement Findings
Workshop 2014 participants will have the opportunity to learn about major NJSBA research projects on school safety and the achievement gap. (9/19)
Governor Vetoes Emergency Light and Panic Alarm Bill
Gov. Chris Christie has vetoed A-373/S-2091, which would have required school buildings to be equipped with an emergency light and panic alarm linked to local law enforcement. (9/19)
The Common Core: The Real Story
Visit NJSBA’s new Common Core State Standards resource page for accurate information you can share with your community about the initiative. (9/15)
Op-Ed: Think About Special Education as a Service, Not a Place
NJSBA Executive Director Dr. Lawrence S. Feinsod addresses the need for special education reform in an opinion column published by NJSpotlight. (9/12)
Partial ‘Sunset’ of Mandated Health Benefit Contributions May Affect Negotiations
As school boards enter the collective bargaining process, NJSBA’s labor relations unit advises them to consider how the partial sunset of Chapter 78 will affect negotiations. (9/12)
Reflections: The Common Core Challenge
In his weekly message, NJSBA’s executive director counters inaccuracies and “outrageous” myths that have grown up around the Common Core State Standards. (9/9)
Teacher Contract Settlement Rates Average 2.42 Percent for 2014-2015
The average public school teacher in New Jersey will receive a 2.42 percent raise in the 2014-2015 school year, the New Jersey School Boards Association reported today. (8/27)
A Major Shift in Addressing Special Education
“Conversations on New Jersey Education” delves into the findings of the recent NJSBA report, Special Education: A Service Not a Place. (8/21)
NJSBA Thanks Governor for Vetoing Anti-Subcontracting Legislation
The bill would have restricted local efforts to control costs and direct limited resources to the classroom. (8/11)
Congratulations, You’ve Decided to Run for a Seat on Your Local School Board!
NJSBA’s online Candidates’ Briefings provide resources on effective school board membership and the roles and responsibilities of board members. (8/4)
Frequently Asked Questions about the 2014 School Elections
NJSBA attorneys provide answers to 119 questions about the upcoming April and November school elections. (3/7)