School Board Notes
New Jersey's weekly education report offers up-to-date information on legislation, court decisions and other developments affecting school districts.
January 14, 2020 • Vol. XLIII No. 23
State of State: Governor Says Education System Should Meet Needs of Employers, Workers
Murphy to visit Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools on Jan. 15 to highlight a new program, “Jobs NJ.”
NJSBA Extremely Disappointed by Veto of Cap Relief Bill
The vetoed bill would have enabled school districts to maintain programming.
N.J. State Board of Education Honors the Work of Local School Boards
The proclamation honors the important role school boards play in a district's academic success.
New Online Member Portal Coming Soon
The new, improved member service is expected to be ready next week.
Important Notice: NJSBA Census
The NJSBA census will not be available immediately after board reorganizations but will be available next week when a new board member portal goes live.
NJSBA to Offer Program Focused on Social-Emotional Learning on Feb. 14
Ian Hockley of Dylan's Wings of Change will be the keynote speaker.
Regional Leadership Training: Equity, from the Boardroom to the Classroom, Feb. 8
District leaders will show how they have successfully moved their schools forward by eliminating institutional barriers to equitable opportunities for all students.
State Board Discusses Lead in Water, Student Learning Standards, and Paterson Transition
Educator effectiveness and adult education also among the topics discussed.
15 Board Members Recognized for Stellar Community Service
Board members saluted for giving their time and talent to other organizations in addition to their board service.
Update: New Jersey Family Leave Act
Changes and new requirements explained.
NJSBA Filmmaker Wins ‘Educator of the Year’ Award
Media production specialist has taught hundreds of students about cinema arts.
NJSBA Audit Committee Meeting Jan. 17
The meeting will start at 5:30 p.m.