Over the past two weeks, Gov. Phil Murphy has signed into law various pieces of legislation that were sent to his desk, including a bill that mandates a daily recess period for students in grades kindergarten through five.
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In a recent decision, the New Jersey Commissioner of Education upheld the Monroe Township Board of Education’s filling of a board vacancy.
NJSBA is reviewing the proposals made in “Path to Progress,” the Economic and Fiscal Policy Workgroup recommendation paper recently released in a news conference by Senate President Steve Sweeney.
In a recent memorandum, the New Jersey Department of Education stressed the need for schools to ensure the health and safety of students as they engage in athletic and other outdoor extracurricular activities in the summer heat and humidity.
On Aug. 14, Assemblywoman Verlina Reynolds-Jackson, Legislative District 15, visited NJSBA’s offices to discuss education policy issues.
All board-adopted resolutions submitted for the Nov. 17 NJSBA Delegate Assembly must be received at NJSBA headquarters by 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 4.
Photographs from recent meetings between board of education members and their local legislators.
On Aug. 7, an NJSBA Foundations for Success program was held for board members at H.P. Becton Regional High School in East Rutherford.
NJSBA, in collaboration with Sustainable Jersey for Schools, is offering members and school district personnel several opportunities during the 2018-2019 school year to attend a one-day Sustainable Practices Working Session.
The NJSBA Executive Committee will meet at 1 p.m. at the NJSBA headquarters, 413 West State Street, Trenton, on Aug. 28.
The Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey is seeking volunteers for “Knock Out Opioid Abuse Day,” to be held Oct. 6.
A free professional development conference for educators will be held on Oct. 5 and 6 at the Kenneth R. Olson Middle School in Tabernacle.