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 30, 2019 • Vol. XLII No. 38
Education Commissioner Testifies on School Funding
NJDOE Commissioner Lamont Repollet said the department was meeting with districts to discuss aid figures.
Manuel Da Silva Named Acting Head of Schools Development Authority
Former SDA Chief Executive Officer Lizette Delgado-Polanco resigned effective April 26.
Preview of May 18 NJSBA Delegate Assembly
A proposed slate of NJSBA officers, selected by the Nominating Committee, will be presented to the delegates for their vote.
State Board Acts to Relieve Shortage of CTE Teachers
The NJDOE says proposed amendments will increase opportunities for students interested in vocational-technical career paths.
Social Media Posts Are Not Necessarily Protected by First Amendment
The School Ethics Commission reprimanded a board member who compared his superintendent to Osama bin Laden on Facebook.
NJSBA Legislative Day Scheduled for May 16
Presentations on timely legislative matters will follow a panel discussion with lawmakers.
New NJSBA/NJEdge Microsoft Agreement and Upcoming Webinar
An informational webinar on May 14 will provide information about the new contract.
County Scene: Hudson
Board members from Harrison and Secaucus were presented with awards for service.
Governor Proclaims Special Education Week in New Jersey
The theme for the May 12-18 Special Education Week 2019 is “Building a Brighter Future One Step at a Time.”
TeachRock Free Professional Development Event on May 8
A free Little Steven and the Disciples of Soul concert will follow at 8 p.m.
NJSBA Audit Committee to Meet May 10
The meeting will start at 5:30 p.m.