April 26, 2022 • Vol. XLV No. 36
Factors like enrollment, facility utilization, contiguous districts with small enrollment, existing send/receive relationships, administrative staffing, class size, diversity enhancement, debt, contractual obligations, faculty needs and attrition will be evaluated in the feasibility studies.
Join NJSBA's staff and experienced board members for a special leadership weekend based on the celebrated book, “The Governance Core: School Boards, Superintendents, and Schools Working Together" by Davis Campbell and Michael Fullan.
The April 25 issue of the School Board Notes Digest has been posted online due to a paper shortage tied to the supply chain issues caused by the global COVID-19 pandemic.
High school students throughout New Jersey are encouraged to take part in high school voter registration week, April 25 to April 29, by registering to vote.
Rutgers Business School, in collaboration with the New Jersey Department of Education’s Office of Career Readiness, has developed a three-course supply chain management career and technical education program available at no cost to New Jersey local educational agencies.
The application for special education extraordinary aid is available on the New Jersey Department of Education’s Homeroom webpage. Applications will be accepted through May 25, according to a memo from the NJDOE.
The law requires boards of education to offer up to one year of additional or compensatory special education and related services, including transition services, to students with disabilities if a determination is made by the student’s individualized education program team and the student’s parent(s) or guardian(s) that the student requires such additional or compensatory special education and related services.
The law requires each LEA to hold an individualized education program team meeting by Dec. 31, 2022, for every student with a disability who had an IEP between March 18, 2020, and Sept. 1, 2021, to discuss the need for compensatory services.
The U.S. Department of Education recently announced the availability of two separate development and/or training programs on preventing human trafficking and cybersecurity considerations for schools.
The New Jersey School Boards Association is accepting applications for a part-time hybrid summer internship in the Legal and Labor Relations Unit within the Division of Member Services and Strategic Partnerships.
The New Jersey School Boards Association is accepting applications for a part-time hybrid summer internship in its Professional Learning Division.
James Stephen Gaffney, Oakland Board Member and Bergen County School Boards Association President, Dies
James Stephen Gaffney, who served as a board of education member at Oakland Public Schools for 20 years and was president of the Bergen County School Boards Association, died April 23. He was 64 years old.