August 11, 2020 • Vol. XLIV No. 6
The high court’s decision will impact the governor’s Aug. 25 budget message and state aid to schools for the fiscal year beginning Oct. 1.
The questions and answers address a broad range of concerns, including whether face coverings are required for all students and staff, when masks should be replaced, and who should supply them.
Today, the challenges presented to school leaders by the public health emergency make Workshop more critical than ever. For 2020, we are designing an innovative three-day virtual program of interactive training and information sessions and resources.
Anna Maria Chávez, the executive director and chief executive officer of the National School Boards Association, will kick off NJSBA’s Virtual Workshop with an inspiring keynote address.
Legislative Update: Tax Credits for Apprenticeships, Help in Purchasing COVID Supplies among Measures Approved by Committees
Legislation providing STEM opportunities for women and minorities also advanced.
Because the dangers of COVID-19 are known, and boards of education have the ability to take action against those suspected of being infected, a court would most likely find that the school district has a duty to protect against the spread of the contagion.
Pandemic Discussion Summer Series Resumes with Special Education Performance Indicators for Reopening
Discussion will focus on the important role that school boards and district leaders play in establishing key performance indicators to monitor special education students’ progress after schools reopen.
On Thursday, NJSBA policy experts will share frequently asked policy questions and will field questions from the Facebook Live audience.
NJSBA Offers Updated Sample Policies on Visitors, Transportation, Health Examinations and Immunizations
Sample policies reflect new state guidance requiring students to wear masks in school.
Arts Ed NJ Partners with More Than 125 Organizations to Generate Second Round of Performing Arts Aerosol Study
Arts groups say student performance programs can be safely resumed when schools reopen.
Many teen artists were scheduled to appear in events that were canceled by the pandemic. The Teen Arts Virtual Festival provides a platform for student artists to showcase their talents.
In a video interview, health officials discuss close contact, quarantines, face coverings, contact tracing and other pandemic-related issues.
Robert Morrison, director of ARTS ED NJ, discusses the challenges arts education faces during the pandemic.
The deadline for receipt of nominations is 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020.