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 31, 2019 • Vol. XLIII No. 21
State Grants Now Available for Sharing and Consolidating Services
Grants help counties, municipalities, and school districts study or implement a local or regional service agreement.
3rd Circuit Requires Parental Objection When Seeking Independent Educational Evaluation
The court determined that "if a parent refuses to consent to a proposed public evaluation...then an IEE at public expense would not be available since there would be no public evaluation with which the parent can disagree.” NJSBA participated in the case.
Year-End Review: Nearly $585 Million in School Construction Approved Statewide in 2019
Sixty-six percent of the districts that held referenda in 2019 had projects approved. State funding for approved projects totaled more than $208.3 million.
Mahwah’s Wendrychowicz Honored for 30 Years of Service
During his board tenure, Pete Wendrychowicz served as president and vice president of the Bergen County School Boards Association, and was a member of the NJSBA Board of Directors and the Legislative Committee.
Upcoming National School Boards Association Events: Equity Symposium and Advocacy Institute
Both events will take place in Washington, D.C., from Feb. 1, 2020 through Feb. 4, 2020.
Notice of a Meeting of the NJSBA Board of Directors
The Jan. 17, 2020 meeting starts at 7 p.m.