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 5, 2021 • Vol. XLIV No. 25
State Board of Education Honors Local School Boards
Local school board members oversee 580 school districts, which in turn, operate nearly 2,500 public schools and provide educational services to nearly 1.4 million children.
Middlesex County Teacher Sends 800 Gifts—and Joy—to Her Students
Jennifer Olawski, a teacher in the New Brunswick School District, overcame fundraising difficulties during the pandemic to find a way to get all her students an educational gift for the holidays.
Webinars on Learning Standards, Digital Schools, HIB, Trenton Action
View a comprehensive list of upcoming and archived webinars online.
NJSBA Hosts Sustainable, I-STEAM Lessons on Building Management, Community, and Design
To help schools reach their sustainability and I-STEAM goals, NJSBA invites members and school district personnel to attend a series of online training sessions.
Board Reorganization Resources Available
The wording for the oath of office, and answers to frequently asked questions, are among the resources available to help January meetings go smoothly.
NSBA Conference Moves Online April 8
Sixty-four sessions across the three-day event cover nine tracks or content areas.
Final Reminder: Jan. 8 Deadline for Student Documentaries
Students are encouraged to submit entries either on their own or through their schools.
Request for Quotes for NJSBA Virtual Conference Platform
Quotes received after 4 p.m. EST on Jan. 8, 2021 will not be accepted or read.