January 23, 2024 • VOL. XLVII NO. 24
Cranford voters approved a $75,031,992 construction proposal when they went to the polls Jan. 23, according to unofficial election results.
This funding is now available to SDA districts and regular operating districts to address emergent projects as well as capital maintenance projects.
The New Jersey State Board of Education swore in two new members: Mary G. Bennett of Irvington, Essex County; and Jeanette Peña of Union City, Hudson County.
The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection’s Electric School Bus Grant program provides up to $15 million per year for three years to replace diesel school buses with battery-electric school buses.
STEAM Tank is intended to be open-ended to maximize student creativity, so they can take the challenge in any direction they wish.
Registration for the 2024 self-paced online Governance I course is now open. If you are unable to make an in-person mandated training event, this course is the perfect opportunity to fulfill your requirements.
The New Jersey School Boards Association has a slate of engaging and timely webinars lined up, with more being added soon. Discover what’s in store.
The New Jersey School Boards Association is beginning a search for a deputy executive director, and is holding two virtual town hall meetings to gather input from members on what to look for in applicants.
This year’s annual school election will be held April 16, 2024. The deadline for candidates to submit their nominating petition is 4 p.m. Feb. 26, 2024.
Grant Opportunity: Expanding Access to Climate Change Education Through Interdisciplinary Learning and Community Resilience
Up to 80 eligible LEA grant awardees will plan, coordinate and execute an interdisciplinary, project-based unit plan and a corresponding student-led community resilience project focused on climate action.
Grant Opportunity: Expanding Access to Climate Change Education Through Climate Change Learning Collaboratives
The focus of this competitive grant opportunity is to deepen understanding and implementation of the NJSLS supporting climate change education.
The New Jersey Department of Children and Families in collaboration with the New Jersey Department of Education invites local educational agencies along with district and school leaders to participate in the 2024- 2025 DREAMS Program (Developing Resiliency with Engaging Approaches to Maximize Success).
The NJDOE issued an advisory that includes resources that may assist administrators and educators in identifying activities and lessons to recognize Muslim Heritage Month.
The New Jersey Department of Education recently issued an advisory clarifying the timeline for conducting special education due process hearings.
LEAs Receiving American Rescue Plan Homeless Children and Youth II Funds Must Act to Receive Supplemental Funding
All eligible local educational agencies that accepted American Rescue Plan Homeless Children and Youth II funds in March 2022 will receive a supplement to existing allocations via the electronic web-enabled grant system no later than Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2024.
Before developing a resolution, boards are encouraged to review other policies related to the one you are submitting.
The New Jersey School Boards Association is seeking a deputy executive director who will report to the executive director.