April 7, 2020 • Vol. XLIII No. 35
“The waiver of these student assessment requirements will ensure that no student is left behind or unduly penalized due to these extraordinary circumstances,” said Gov. Murphy.
On April 7, the Warren County School Boards Association held the first-ever virtual county association meeting. The meeting drew more than 40 participants.
The long-term education official “exemplified the best qualities of a local school board member.”
The U.S. Department of Education announced a streamlined process for providing states funding flexibility to best meet the needs of students and educators during the COVID-19 national emergency.
Emergency regulations will allow school districts to provide certain services to special education students through remote electronic communications platforms.
Cybersecurity experts at the state's Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness issued a warning that some popular videoconferencing platforms, including Zoom, are vulnerable to hacking.
NJSBA and the Rutgers Division of Continuing Studies are hosting a virtual conference on online learning and engagement.
NJSBA's COVID-19 Resource Center has been revamped to make it easier to navigate and to provide the latest developments and updates on programs and services.
The Association is continuing to broadcast an extensive schedule of webinars, podcasts and Facebook Live events to bring timely information to boards during the COVID-19 pandemic.
NJSBA policy experts discussed topics that have been trending in response to the COVID-19 crisis.
The New Jersey Department of Agriculture issued clarification on a law requiring districts to provide meals to students eligible for free and reduced-price meals.
James Brown, 48, had been principal at Grover Cleveland Middle School since 2012.
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