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 13, 2021 • Vol. XLIV No. 39
Six Districts Ask Voters to Approve $302.6 Million in Construction Spending
Proposed state funding of more than $106 million will help offset costs.
Budget Hearings: Questions Raised about Billions in Surplus and the Status of Statewide Tests
The acting education commissioner answered questions about the New Jersey Student Learning Assessments, usually administered every spring.
Upcoming Webinars Focus on Board Member Responsibilities and Professional Development
The webinars are scheduled for April 14 and April 15.
Abbreviated Student Performance Data Released by NJDOE
Much of the usual data is not available since statewide student tests were canceled last year due to the pandemic.
State Board of Education Hears Update on Federal Response to Waiver Request
The federal government responded to the state's request to be permitted to substitute the Start Strong assessment for the standardized spring tests for students.