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 20, 2021 • Vol. XLIV No. 27
Commissioner Backs School Board for Withholding Stipend Over Student’s Inappropriate Comment in Yearbook
When the 2019 student yearbook was published, it contained a controversial statement by a graduating senior that drew the ire of parents, the public, and the board of education.
Jan. 28 Facebook Live Event on the Governor’s Educator of the Year Program
The Governor’s Educator of the Year program highlights educational innovation, student achievement, the rewards of teaching, and important services outside the classroom environment that lead to student success.
How One District Provides In-Person Instruction, Five Days a Week
In a video interview, learn how the Becton High School, in the Carlstadt-East Rutherford Regional School District, safely manages to provide students with in-person instruction.
Registration Open for Virtual NJ Student Climate Challenge
Hear from more than 30 clean energy and climate professionals and practitioners who will offer engaging, lively discussions at the climate summit.
School Law Today: Personnel Issues During the Pandemic
Learn how boards of education can navigate through the unique personnel issues caused by the health emergency.
Resources Available for School Board Recognition Month 2022
Plaques, sample press releases and more are available from the NJSBA.
Notice of Virtual Meeting of NJSBA Board of Directors
The meeting is scheduled for Friday, Feb. 5, at 7 p.m.
NJSBA Audit Committee to Meet
The meeting will be held remotely on Friday, Feb. 5, at 5:30 p.m.
NJSBA Issues RFP for Offering Public School Governance Platform and Online Policy Manual Publication and Maintenance Service
Bids will be unsealed and read in public both through video conference and telephonically at 2 p.m. on Feb. 11, 2021.
Obituary: Robert Shafer, Former President of the Avon-by-the-Sea Board of Education
Mr. Shafer, 52, died on Jan. 17.