School Board Notes
New Jersey's weekly education report offers up-to-date information on legislation, court decisions and other developments affecting school districts.
December 17, 2019 • Vol. XLIII No. 20
Proposed Regs Posted for Panic Alarm Requirement Known as Alyssa’s Law
Feb. 14, 2020 deadline for public comment.
Teacher Loses Certifications After Allegedly Jumping on Police Officer During an Arrest
The board held that the teacher's actions demonstrated conduct unbecoming of a person entrusted with the care of schoolchildren.
Video: Teachers Praise the STEAM Tank Challenge; Applications Accepted Until Jan. 24
The teachers discussed what their students learned from the STEAM Tank program, which is a unique partnership between the NJSBA and the U.S. Army.
NJSBA Hosts ‘Are You I-STEAM Ready?’ Series Focused on Learning Environments and SEL Connection
The program will be held on Jan. 30.
Equity Council Corner
Among the council’s initial tasks was to provide a consistent definition of “equity” and articulate how it differs from “equality."
Monthly Minute Video: November
The video features STEAM Tank student award winners and also discusses cap relief legislation introduced at the Nov. 23 NJSBA Delegate Assembly.
Notice of a Meeting of the NJSBA’s Executive Committee
The meeting is scheduled for Jan. 7, 2020.
County Scene: Morris County
The Wharton school board was awarded its Board Certification under NJSBA's Board Member Academy.