School Board Notes
New Jersey's weekly education report offers up-to-date information on legislation, court decisions and other developments affecting school districts.
April 11, 2023 • VOL. XLVI NO. 34
New Jersey State Board of Education Acts on Numerous Items
At its April 5 meeting, the New Jersey State Board of Education heard updates and acted on a number of items related to K-12 education.
NJSBA Shares Insights on Updated Training Requirements
In an effort to help board members understand what the new requirements mean and how they can remain in compliance, Carl Tanksley, general counsel of the NJSBA, spoke on an April 5 webinar on ethics training.
Study Commission Calls for Greater Access to Dual Enrollment Programs
The commission recommends that New Jersey implement an innovative pilot program to facilitate the expansion of dual enrollment opportunities, particularly for low-income students.
School Performance Reports for 2021-2022 Are Now Available
The New Jersey Department of Education recently made the New Jersey School Performance Reports for the 2021-2022 school year publicly available.
Vincent DeLucia to Help Leadership Conference Attendees Navigate Turbulent Times
Vincent DeLucia, former mayor of South Brunswick and the longtime educator-in-residence at the New Jersey School Boards Association, will explore how to be a leader during turbulent times.
USDOE Releases Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Athletic Eligibility Under Title IX
On April 6, the U.S. Department of Education released a notice of proposed rulemaking on athletic eligibility under Title IX to advance Title IX's longstanding goal of ensuring equal opportunity in athletics.
NJDOE Seeks Public Comment on Proposed Revisions to the NJSLS in English Language Arts and Mathematics
The English Language Arts and Mathematics New Jersey Student Learning Standards are open for review and readoption in 2023, and stakeholders are invited to submit comments on proposed revisions.
Garden State Film Festival Announces Student Filmmaker Winners
Winners were announced at a gala/awards ceremony on Sunday, March 26, following three days of festival screenings, events and professional panels that featured 235 films from 23 countries in nine venues in Asbury Park, New Jersey.
NJSBA Wins Two Top Awards in Annual Trendy Awards
The New Jersey School Boards Association was recognized at a luncheon last month for winning two Gold placements in the annual Trendy Awards.
Notice of a Meeting of the NJSBA’s Executive Committee
Notice is hereby provided of the regular meeting of the New Jersey School Boards Association’s Executive Committee, to be held on Wednesday, April 19, 2023, at 1 p.m. at the NJSBA headquarters.
Proposed Readoption of N.J.A.C. 5:30 with Amendments and New Rules
Local government officials should read the entirety of the Notice of Proposed Chapter Readoption for a complete description of all proposed amendments and new rules.
Obituary: Eleanore Shaffer, Longtime Kittatinny Regional and Hampton Township Trustee
Eleanore Shaffer of Hampton Township, New Jersey, died at her home surrounded by her loving family on Saturday April 1, 2023.