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 24, 2023 • VOL. XL NO. 23
Voters Decide School Construction Questions in Special Election
Voters headed to the polls for a special election Jan. 24 to decide school construction proposals. One town also had a special school board election to fill the seat of a board member who retired.
New Jersey Attorney General’s Office Files Emergent Application Asking for Recount in Four Towns
As reported in last week’s School Board Notes, a technical problem with Election Systems & Software’s election software system caused inaccurate vote tallies in six of Monmouth County’s 466 districts.
Registration Now Open for NJSBA’s 2023 School Finance Conference
On Wednesday, March 1, 2023, the New Jersey School Boards Association will be hosting a School Finance Conference at the Conference Center at Mercer County Community College.
Upcoming NJSBA Webinars Focus on Technology, Negotiations, Data, and More
The New Jersey School Boards Association has a slate of engaging, timely webinars going on the next couple of months with more being added soon. Discover what's in store and register for the programs that interest you the most.
NJDOE Begins Implementation of Law that Forbids Requiring edTPA Assessment
The law shifts the responsibility of determining the performance assessment for program completion to educator preparation programs beginning with spring 2024 program completers.
NJDOE Releases Work-Based Learning Handbook
The New Jersey Department of Education announced in an advisory the release of the Work-Based Learning Handbook, which provides guidance for WBL programing in several areas.
NJDOE Proposes Regulations to Implement Law on CTE Certification
The NJDOE has proposed regulations to implement a law allowing CTE educators to obtain a standard career and technical education certificate without having to pass the Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators test.
NJDOE Announces the Continuation of the ARP ESSER Roundtable Series
The New Jersey Department of Education’s Division of Educational Services will continue to offer American Rescue Plan and Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief roundtables.
Gov. Murphy Announces Legislative Package to Promote Fiscal Accountability at Public Higher Education Institutions
On Jan. 19, Gov. Phil Murphy announced his support for a legislative package aimed at ensuring fiscal accountability at public institutions of higher education in New Jersey.
Board Members: Please Take NJSBA’s Gun Safety Survey
If you have not taken the gun safety survey, NJSBA urges you to check your email and take a few minutes to respond.
Position Open: NJSBA Seeks Lead Coordinator, Sales and Strategic Operations
The New Jersey School Boards Association is seeking a full-time lead coordinator, sales and strategic operations, to join its team.