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 8, 2020 • Vol. XLIV No. 22
Dec. 18 Is Deadline to Apply for NJSBA Officer Candidacy
Presidency and three vice-presidencies to be filled.
Key Senate Staff Member Discusses Plans for Regionalization, Health Benefits, School Funding at NJSBA Legislative Committee Meeting
The Associate Executive Director for the Senate Majority addresses “Chapter 44” and other major educational issues.
NJSBA Facebook Live Events Focus on I-STEAM and Policy
NJSBA policy experts will share frequently asked questions and field questions from the live Facebook audience on Thursday at 1 p.m.
Coronavirus Has Not Stopped Job Corps from Educating, Training Disadvantaged Youth
The Job Corps program has remained strong for the past 55 years because it stays true to its core values, that all students have the potential to succeed, and that given proper training and a chance, they can become contributing, self-supporting members of society.
Sign of the Times: Knights of the Round Table Replace King and Queen of the Prom
In an Education Matters video interview, high school principal Jonathan Dauber explains how the West Windsor-Plainsboro community has supported changing a long-standing tradition.
NJDOE to Host Technical Assistance Session on Work-Based Learning
The first session will take place on Friday, Dec. 11, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
NJSBA’s New ‘Meeting the Challenges’ Webpage
One-stop shop: The new webpage collects and organizes a broad range of helpful resources in one place.
Special Education Case Against District Dismissed by Judge
A student sought redress for an interruption in speech and reading services due to the March 16 statewide COVID-19 closure of schools.
State Board Hears Progress Report from Camden; Approves Appointment of Chief of Staff
The Camden superintendent spoke about the challenges of aging facilities and a shrinking budget with a declining student population.
Upcoming Sessions to Focus on Sustainability and Digital Schools
A Dec. 15 webinar will explain the first certification cycle for recognition as a digital school within the Sustainable Jersey for Schools program.