School Board Notes
New Jersey's weekly education report offers up-to-date information on legislation, court decisions and other developments affecting school districts.
August 6, 2019 • Vol. XLIII No. 4
Put Down the Suntan Lotion and Hit the Books: Summer Homework Can Affect Fall Grades, Repollet Rules
Commissioner agrees with administrative law judge, saying actions by the district were not arbitrary or unreasonable.
School Leader: Meet NJSBA’s New President
The new issue of NJSBA's magazine focuses on school facilities, capital project planning strategies and how one district discovered and addressed a problem with mold in its schools.
NJSBA Mourns the Passing of Former Executive Director Dr. Lloyd Newbaker
Lifelong educator helped the NJSBA deliver important new services.
PDK International Annual Poll Released
The poll is the 51st annual survey on attitudes toward public education.
Call for Nominations: NJSBA’s 2019-2020 Board Member of the Year Award
The deadline for receipt of nominations is 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 6.
Sustainable Jersey Honors NJSBA as a 'Sustainability Hero'
The nonprofit group recognized the contributions of five people affiliated with the NJSBA.
NJSBA, Board Members Meet with Assemblymen Bucco, Caputo and Mazzeo
Issues in education were discussed.
NJDOE Announces Pilot Program to Engage Schools in Using New Instructional Units
Applications for the grant/pilot program are due Sept. 20.
NJSBA, Board Members Meet with Assemblymen Freiman, Webber; Senators Cryan and Pennacchio
Issues in education were discussed as part of the NJSBA's continuing series of summer meetings with legislators.
County Scene: Middlesex
School board members gathered to make plans for the upcoming year.
Summer Leadership Series: Upcoming Session on Aug. 14
The upcoming session offers four Board Member Academy Credits.
Board Members Fulfill Training Requirement
Foundations for Success program was held on July 30 in Bergen County.
Delegate Assembly Resolution Cutoff Is September 19
The Delegate Assembly helps determine the NJSBA's policies.
Clarification: Mallory’s Law
An article in the July 22, 2019 print edition of School Board Notes about Senate Bill 3433, “Mallory’s Law,” failed to attribute the source of background information about the legislation. … Continued
Obituary: Joseph P. Gaetano of Eatontown
The longtime board member for Eatontown and Monmouth Regional High School was 83.