School Board Notes
New Jersey's weekly education report offers up-to-date information on legislation, court decisions and other developments affecting school districts.
February 17, 2021 • Vol. XLIV No. 31
CDC Releases New Guidelines on Safely Reopening Schools
While the CDC recommended teachers be given priority for vaccination, the agency also said that, if schools strictly adhere to guidelines, they can safely reopen if teachers are not vaccinated.
NJDOE Postpones Statewide Tests until April 5
The department said it recognizes the disruption to education due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Board That Fired Indicted Counsel Required to Pay Contractual Damages After Acquittal
At the time the board terminated the counsel's contract, he had 18 months left in his agreement, worth a little more than $273,000.
Governor: Parents Can Now Attend Their Child’s Student Athletic Contests
Two parents or guardians can attend. Strict limits remain on the size of crowds permitted to watch student athletic contests.
School Law Today: Remote Instruction and Student Privacy
The podcast aired at 2 p.m. on Feb. 17, but an archived version can be accessed.
Registration Open for Garden State Esports Spring Season
March 1 is the deadline to register.
Innovations in Special Education Awards 2021: Call for Submissions
Entries must be received by 4:30 p.m. on March 31.
New Opportunities to Complete Mandated Training Now Available
School business administrators may register their members for self-paced Governance I – IV online training.
NJSBA Board of Directors Highlights
Since March, NJSBA’s website has had a 30% increase in viewership over the same period last year.
Public Notice: Meeting of the NJSBA Executive Committee
The virtual meeting will be held on March 2 at 1 p.m.