With campaign and election season now in the past, the so-called “lame duck” portion of the 2016-2017 legislation session is underway.
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An in-kind contribution of video-conferencing equipment from Cisco Systems, the multinational computer networking corporation, will enable NJSBA to meet the objectives of its new Strategic Plan and technology initiative. The contribution is valued at $200,000.
The U.S. Senate late last week voted 51-49 to pass its version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The bills now move to a House-Senate Conference Committee.
A recent decision by the Public Employee Relations Commission favors schools districts.
The New Jersey School Boards Association, in partnership with the Educational Leadership Foundation of New Jersey, is offering two opportunities for new school board members to attend the New Board Member Orientation Weekend Conference for 2018.
On Saturday, Dec. 2, NJSBA’s Legislative Committee met at NJSBA headquarters in Trenton.
The Bergen County School Boards Association heard a presentation at a recent meeting about the use of social media.
NJSBA recently welcomed the National School Boards Association Board of Directors, which met in New Jersey.
Patrick Duncan, manager of NJSBA’s labor relations unit, has accepted a new position as special assistant for labor relations with the West Windsor-Plainsboro Regional School District.
NJSBA has updated a number of model policies and legal references, including those dealing with harassment, intimidation and bullying.
January 2018 is the 15th annual School Board Recognition Month in New Jersey, a time to raise public awareness of the role and responsibilities of local boards of education and to thank your community's school board members for their efforts.
The cutoff for submission of resolutions for the next NJSBA Delegate Assembly will be 5 p.m., on Tuesday, March 6, 2018. The Delegate Assembly takes place on May 19, 2018.