Controlling Special Ed Costs
New Jersey could save costs by implementing changes to special-education services, yet still retain quality programming, an NJSBA representative told lawmakers on Tuesday. Get the full story.
NJSBA Launches Special Ed Study
NJSBA is engaged in a comprehensive study of special education costs and practices Get the full story.
Where NJSBA Stands
What can the Legislature do to encourage shared services and voluntary school district consolidation? Get the full story.
Base Closing-type Mergers Proposed
A special state commissionsimilar to the federal panel that determines military base closingswould recommend a list of municipalities and other governmental units that should consolidate to reduce property taxes, according to a new proposal that has bi-partisan support. Get the full story.
New SCC Leader Cautious on Funding
The New Jersey Schools Construction Corp. will need a contingency plan if lawmakers do not come up with more funds for school building projects within the next six months, the agency’s new CEO, Scott Wiener, said last week. Get the full story.
New Jersey’s Rothman Co-Sponsors NCLB Improvement
U.S. Rep. Steve Rothman, D-Bergen, is co-sponsoring HR 5709, the No Child Left Behind Improvements Act of 2006, which mirrors 40 recommendations made by the National School Boards Association (NSBA). Get the full story.
Gallup: Public Questions NCLB
Seven out of 10 people with knowledge about the federal No Child Left Behind Act believe that it is not making a difference in their local schools, according to the 38th Annual Phi Delta Kappa and Gallup Poll about the Public’s Attitudes Toward the Public Schools. Get the full story.
Voters OK $125 million in School Construction
Voters in nine of 17 school districts approved more than $125 million in school-construction spending on Sept. 27. Get the full story.
Presenting the 2006 Communications Competition Winners
NJSBA is pleased to announce the winners of its 2006 Annual School Communications Competition. Get the full story.
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