April 28, 2020 • Vol. XLIII No. 38
More than $13.2 billion in emergency relief funds is now available for state and local education agencies to support K-12 learning for students.
The New Jersey School Boards Association participated as amicus curiae before the N.J. Supreme Court.
At a time when access to computers and the internet is critical for the continuation of students' education, many students lack those resources.
H.R. 6563 would create an "Emergency Connectivity Fund" to expand internet access for students.
NJSBA appreciates the excellent response to our survey on the reopening of schools.
Cape May City Elementary School and Readington Middle School were recognized for their sustainability initiatives.
This week's events include a Facebook Live session on funding available through the CARES Act, training on board self evaluations, and podcasts, "On the COVID-19 Front Lines" with the superintendents of Long Branch and Westfield.
Jonathan Pushman, NJSBA legislative advocate, fielded a wide range of questions in a Facebook Live event that is archived for viewing.
The free virtual wellness program, hosted via Webex, will run from 1 to 4 p.m.
The second week of May each year is designated as "Special Education Week" to honor students with disabilities, and the educators, parents, schools, and school board members who serve them.
Junior Achievement of New Jersey has a full roster of virtual programs for students and teachers.
This year's award program will showcase effective remote learning programs and practices. The deadline for entries is June 26.
New Jersey's county school boards associations are gathering online.
The virtual event will take place on May 4, 5, and 6, and is designed to help students and families explore higher education opportunities.
The meeting, which is open to the public through online access, begins at 7 p.m.