Budget Watch: Direct Additional Revenue to School Tax Relief
If revised state revenues, due in mid-April, exceed current projections, the Legislature should increase public school funding, particularly for special education. Get the full story.
Education by the Numbers
Proposed State Aid, 2006-07 Get the full story.
LEE Group Seeks NCLB Changes
A coalition of statewide education groups this month asked Acting Commissioner of Education Lucille Davy to make critical changes to New Jersey’s implantation plan for the federal No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB). Get the full story.
Building for School Leadership
Our Association is entering a milestone in its history. Get the full story.
New Special Ed Regulations Brewing at SDOE
The state Board of Education will soon consider a proposal for extensive amendments to New Jersey’s special education code, N.J.A.C. 6A:14. Get the full story.
DOE Releases District Spending Guide
The state Department of Education on March 24 released the Comparative Spending Guide, a statistical report that details how local school districts in New Jersey are allocating their financial resources. Get the full story.
Students Can 'Opt Out' of Animal Experiments
As a result of recent state legislation, public school students from kindergarten through grade 12 may decline to dissect, vivisect, incubate, capture or otherwise harm or destroy animals or their body parts as part of a class. Get the full story.
No Child Left Behind by NJ Testing
Over 700,000 New Jersey elementary through high school students are being tested in March and April as part of the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) mandate that requires annual testing in reading and mathematics in grades 3-8 and once in high school. Get the full story.
Keyport Selected for New Leaders Network
Keyport is one of 44 school districts in the United States selected for the new 100 District Leaders for Citizenship and Service-Learning network. Get the full story.
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