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 22, 2020 • Vol. XLIII No. 24
Legislative Update: Governor Signs Over 150 Bills on Final Day, ‘Pocket Vetoes’ Others
Bill on student depression screening among those vetoed.
What Do You Make? Don’t Ask! New Law Prohibits Employers from Asking about Salary History
Statute restricts use of salary history in job screening.
NJDOE Issues Memo Streamlining Special Ed Dispute Process
Public comment invited on proposed due process hearing guidelines.
Emmy-winning Ocean City Program Helps Students Find Media Jobs
More than 50 alumni of the program have found jobs in the industry.
Board Members Recognized for Community Service
Henry Riveros, of Carlstadt, Bergen County, and Les Gallagher, of Pine Hill, Camden County, are profiled this week.
Equity Council Corner: What Is Implicit Bias?
Implicit bias is contrary to our stated beliefs and attitudes.
NJSBA Board of Directors Meeting Highlights
Three new board members welcomed.
County Scene: Hudson
During the Hudson County School Boards Association meeting last week, board members heard a presentation about the board’s role in finance.
County Scene: Morris
At an NJSBA Foundations for Success training program, board members received information on school finance, student achievement and school law.