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In Washington, Bipartisan Agreement on ESEA Reauthorization
On Nov. 19, a House-Senate Conference Committee approved S-1177, the reauthorization of the federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act. Congress could vote on the bill as early as the first week of December. (11/25)
FAQ Answers Board Reorganization Questions
To help board prepare for their annual organization meetings, NJSBA has posted online a list of frequently asked questions. Included are details about when the organization takes place, required action of the board, what to do if the board cannot agree on a president, and more. (11/24)
Legislative Lame Duck Session Heats Up
Numerous bills impacting education New Jersey see action, as Senate and Assembly committees return to the Statehouse post-election. (11/18)
NJSBA to Host a Special Meeting for Parents on Education Issues
On Saturday, Dec. 5 NJSBA will hold a program for parents, “What Will Impact Your Child’s Education in 2016,” at Jackson Liberty High School in Jackson. (11/18)
NJSBA provides guidance on upcoming PARCC data release
To assist school boards in reviewing and communicating about the PARCC test results, NJSBA has produced a series of informative videos. (11/13)
Feinsod Presentation at State Board Meeting
On Wednesday, Nov. 4, Dr. Lawrence S. Feinsod, NJSBA executive director, spoke to the New Jersey State Board of Education to describe the NJSBA’s sustainability programs. (11/12)
School Law Programs to Cover Sunshine Law, Employee Leave
Two programs designed for board members, administrators and school attorneys will explore critical issues. (11/9)
Election 2015: Most Construction Projects Approved
Voters approve 6 of 8 school construction projects, but reject 4 of 5 tax levy questions. (11/4)
2015 Board Member of the Year: Berkeley Heights’ Helen Kirsch
During her 32 years of service, this year’s recipient has mentored countless fellow school board members in effective education governance. (10/15)
Reflections: Now It’s Our Turn to Help
Recalling Superstorm Sandy’s impact on many N.J. schools, Executive Director Dr. Larry Feinsod urges school-community service groups to assist South Carolina schools affected by this month’s flooding. (10/14)
Report Shows Value of NJSBA
Within a single school year, local boards of education secured more than $33.7 million in services, assistance and savings through their NJSBA membership – an amount four-and-a-half times greater than annual statewide dues. (7/6)