It's Flat FundingAgain!
Facing a $4.8 billion deficit, Governor Corzine on Tuesday proposed a $30.9 billion state budget for 2006-07 that would provide flat funding for most categories of direct education aid. Get the full story.
Web Extra! Legislature Sets Budget Hearings
The Assembly Budget Committee will hold three public hearings on the Fiscal Year 2007 State Budget. The Assembly hearings will begin at 9:30 a.m. Get the full story.
Advocacy: Keep the Momentum Going
Thank you to all who participated in the 2006 NJSBA Legislative Conference and made it a success. Get the full story.
SCI Officials Appear Before Budget Panel
The Assembly Budget Committee heard testimony on Monday from the State Commission of Investigation (SCI) concerning the agency’s recent report on contract terms for school district superintendents. Get the full story.
Panel Restricts Board Member Action on CSA Personnel Issues
The School Ethics Commission (SEC) on March 10 issued a public advisory opinion that will restrict school board members, who have immediate family employed in the district, from participating in decisions affecting the superintendent’s employment. Get the full story.
Panel Advises Corzine to Abolish SCC
A special advisory panel to Governor Jon Corzine last week called for replacement of the New Jersey Schools Construction Corporation with a new agency housed in the Department of Treasury and devoted exclusively to the construction, rather than the financing, of school facilities. Get the full story.
Voters Approve $35 Million In School Construction
Voters in three out of four school districts approved school construction referendums totaling $35.6 million on March 14. Get the full story.
Board of Directors Highlights
A regular meeting of NJSBA’s Board of Directors took place on Friday, March 17, 2006 in East Windsor. Get the full story.
Senate OKs Loan, Oversight Bill
The state Senate on Monday gave final legislative approval to a bill designed to provide loans to any school district operating on a deficit. Get the full story.
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