The superintendent of the Asbury Park School District, Dr. Lamont Repollet, has been named the state’s next commissioner of education.
January 17, 2018 • Vol. XLI No. 22
Former U.S. ambassador Phil Murphy was sworn in as New Jersey’s 56th governor on Tuesday, and called on the state to “write a new chapter” to include leadership, vision and “understanding the power of thinking big.”
A bill that would have allowed school districts to let certain students who are not enrolled in the district, play on athletic teams in the district, is one of a number of school-related bills “pocket vetoed” as the 2016-2017 Legislative Session ended.
Ten school districts have filed a petition with the New Jersey Commissioner of Education to address “ongoing inequities in the distribution of state aid to schools.”
The New Jersey School Boards Association on Friday, Feb. 9 is offering a School Finance Conference focusing on the budget process and other aspects of school finance.
The Hudson County School Boards Association meeting, held Jan. 16, featured a presentation on effective school communications
There is little debate over the fact that New Jersey must address its public employee pension and health benefit obligations or face financial calamity. What is the impact of funding the current pension system? What are possible solutions to avoid a crisis? BlogTalkRadio discusses these and other questions at 1 p.m., on Friday, Jan. 19.
Salary guides dictate how much school districts pay their most important resource, teachers. To help ensure districts are prepared, the New Jersey School Boards Association is offering Analyzing and Constructing Salary Guides training on March 23 and 24.
In 2017, Gov. Chris Christie signed a law requiring the New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE) to develop a fact sheet on the use and misuse of opioid drugs, in the event that a health care provider prescribes a student-athlete or cheerleader an opioid for a sports-related injury. The DOE has developed that document and a sign-off form for student-athletes or their parents.
The New Jersey School Boards Association commends the New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE) for releasing the state's new School Performance Reports for the 2016-17 school year.
NJSBA has updated policy formerly titled 6171.3 At-Risk, Title I. This policy was renamed 6171.3 Title I, Improving Academic Achievement and Parent and Family Engagement.