State Board Decides Significant Funding Case
The State Board of Education has issued a decision that could set in motion major changes in how New Jersey funds its public schools. Get the full story.
Construction Funding: Ball in Corzine’s Court
More than 150 people called on New Jersey leaders to replenish the state’s depleted school construction fund during a December 22 rally at the State House in Trenton. Get the full story.
Governor Proclaims January School Board Recognition Month
In appreciation for “New Jersey’s 4,800 school board members who devote countless hours at no pay to the oversight of school district operations,” Acting Governor Richard J. Codey has proclaimed January 2006 as School Board Recognition Month in New Jersey. Get the full story.
Nominating Committee Lists Applicants for NJSBA Office
December 22 was the deadline for candidates to submit applications to the NJSBA Nominating Committee for President and three Vice President positions (County Activities, Finance and Legislation/Resolutions). Get the full story.
Legislative Committee Needs YOU!
Do you want to help shape NJSBA’s legislative agenda and advocacy action plan? Get the full story.
Members Needed for Federal Advocacy
Attend this year’s Federal Relations Network (FRN) Conference and have an impact on federal education policy! Get the full story.
NJSBA Board of Directors to Meet
In accordance with the Open Public Meetings Act, notice is hereby provided of a meeting of the Board of Directors of the New Jersey School Boards Association. Get the full story.
Seeking Policies on Harassment
NJSBA is seeking information from districts on the topic of “protecting teachers from harassment by parents. Get the full story.
State to Administer Grade 5-7 Tests in Early April
State Department of Education officials have selected a vendor for the Spring 2006 state assessments in math and language arts literacy for grades 5, 6 and 7, acting Commissioner Lucille Davy announced on December 20. Get the full story.
Natural Gas Update
With the quintupling of commodity market natural gas prices over the last decade even excluding the recent price run-ups following Hurricanes Katrina and Rita natural gas costs have become an increasing concern for school districts throughout New Jersey. Get the full story.
Children’s Inaugural Ceremony
Governor-Elect Corzine invites New Jersey’s schools to participate in a Children’s Inaugural Ceremony. Read more.
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