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 9, 2019 • Vol. XLII No. 35
Legislative Update: Governor Signs Bill on Student IDs, School Bus Passenger Lists
The measure was part of a package introduced in response to last year’s fatal bus accident on Route 80 involving students from Paramus.
Cybersecurity Training Offered on May 9
The free program will help districts defend themselves against cybersecurity threats.
Tell Us about Your District’s Social-Emotional, Mental Health Programs for Children. What Exists? What’s Possible?
Deadline to return the survey is April 17.
Video: Expert Explains How School Districts Can Respond to Student Suicide
When a tragedy occurs, it is essential to have an action plan in place.
Candidates Seek Positions as NJSBA Officers
Four candidates are standing for election.
Workshop 2019 Student Performance Submission Deadline Approaching
Completed forms must be received by Friday, April 26.
Annual Legislative Day Scheduled for May 16
Board members have the opportunity to meet legislators and discuss issues affecting public schools.
Concern about Mercury Vapors from Gym Floors Surfaces Again
A number of districts are taking action to mitigate the possible hazard.
Large Group Hears Information about Passing Ballot Questions at NJSBA PR Forum
Attendees heard about building community support for your district’s finance proposal.
NJSBA Equity Council Establishes Goals
The council has discussed critical issues, including unintended bias, disciplinary practices, standards of admission to advanced placement courses, and the need to recruit minority teachers.
County Scene: Somerset's Unsung Student Heroes
The program took place on April 3 at the Watchung Hills Regional High School in Warren.
Middlesex County Legislative Committee Meets with Sen. Diegnan
Board members discussed education issues with the senator.
County Scene: Sussex
Board members heard a presentation on the legal guidelines and policies schools must follow to maintain an inclusive learning environment.
Public Notice: NJSBA Executive Committee Meeting April 23
The meeting is scheduled to start at 1 p.m.