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 4, 2022 • Vol. XLV No. 20
Governor Proclaims January 2022 ‘School Board Recognition Month’
The New Jersey School Boards Association initiated the state’s first School Board Recognition Month in 2002 to honor the dedicated local school board members who oversee the education of the state’s nearly 1.4 million public school students.
Legislative Update: Assembly Education Committee Holds Final Meeting of Session
On Monday, Jan. 3, the Assembly Education Committee convened remotely for what is expected to be its last meeting of the 2020-2021 legislative session, which ends next week.
New Jersey Department of Health Adopting CDC Guidance on COVID-19 Isolation and Quarantine Period for Health Care Providers and Public
The New Jersey Department of Health has updated its guidance on isolation and quarantine period for both the public and health care providers based on new recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Reminders for School Districts in Light of Rising COVID-19 Cases
With COVID-19 cases rising throughout New Jersey, school districts are reminded that they must consult with the local health department to determine if a closure is necessary, according to a memo from the New Jersey Department of Education.
New Jersey Teacher of the Year Credits A ‘Growth Mindset’ to Her Longevity and Success
After 40 years as a public school educator in the Garden State, Theresa Maughan still considers herself a “work in progress.”
Please Complete Your District Census for 2022
Providing accurate census information to NJSBA benefits both board members and business administrators, making it easier to use NJSBA’s online functions.
Online University Hub to Help Educators Remedy Pandemic Learning Loss
Multi-level interactive courses are available in accelerated learning recovery for school leaders and for educators, as well as blended learning and creative instruction to support better student outcomes.
You Can Be Featured in ‘School Board Member Spotlight'
School Board Notes will feature school board members in its School Board Member Spotlight feature periodically throughout the year.
Schools Must Comply with Lease Accounting Rules in GASB Statement No. 87
The model is based on the foundational principle that leases are financings of the right to use an underlying asset.