February 22, 2023 • VOL. XLVI NO. 27
On Feb. 22, Gov. Phil Murphy announced the availability of $120 million in grants for preschool facility expansion and highlighted the funding 16 school districts recently received to establish or grow their preschool programming.
FAQ Assists School Officials on Changes to Rules Concerning Advisory Opinions from the School Ethics Commission
On Feb. 1, the State Board adopted updated School Ethics Commission regulations. Last week, School Board Notes focused on the changes to the training requirements. This week, the focus will be on the changes to the rules concerning advisory opinions.
Joseph Baldofsky is earning a degree from Rutgers Law School -- and he's also a student attorney at the Rutgers Federal Tax Law Clinic, an associate editor of the Rutgers Law Record and he recently completed his first year as a member of the Fair Lawn Board of Education.
The conference’s keynote address, “Creating A Connection in School Finance,” will be led by Kurt Rebovich Jr., senior manager of member services and strategic partnerships at NJSBA, and Charlie Muller, interim executive county superintendent of Ocean County schools.
Jeffrey P. Fischer, a former NJSBA president, was recently honored for an incredible 50 years of dedicated service to the children of New Jersey as a board member serving Manchester Regional High School and Haledon Public School, both in Passaic County.
The NJDOE announced in a broadcast that it is providing school district boards of education and charter school boards of trustees the option to extend the implementation of their 2019-2022 Comprehensive Equity Plan through school year 2023-2024.
Both the NJDOE and the Passaic Board of Education will receive the funds under a school-based mental health services grant opportunity, while Kean will receive a mental health service professional demonstration grant.
On Feb. 14, Gov. Phil Murphy announced the expansion of Advanced Placement African American Studies classes in New Jersey during a visit to Science Park High School in Newark.
The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights released three new resources Feb. 17 to support equal opportunity in athletic programs consistent with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972.
The New Jersey Department of Children and Families is pleased to support “Cover All Kids,” an expansion of NJ FamilyCare health care coverage to all of New Jersey’s children, regardless of their immigration status.
If you have a new, successful, groundbreaking program that has been in place for at least one school year, we want to hear about it.
Notice is hereby provided of the regular meeting of the New Jersey School Boards Association’s Executive Committee, to be held Tuesday, March 7, 2023, at 1 p.m. at the NJSBA Headquarters, 413 West State St., Trenton.
The New Jersey Department of Education’s four-day school safety specialist certification training will be held Wednesdays in March – March 8, 15, 22 and 29, 2023 – at the Cumberland County Technical Education Center.