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 7, 2020 • Vol. XLIII No. 22
Governor Proclaims January 2020 ‘School Board Recognition Month’
The governor acknowledged the important role board members play in making New Jersey’s public schools among the best in the nation.
Portfolio Appeals Process Announced for Students Who Have Not Passed State Graduation Test
Districts should postmark, or hand-deliver, appeals by Friday, May 8, 2020.
Invitation to Complete Survey and Guide Workshop 2020 Training Offerings
Take this opportunity to influence what sessions are offered at the 2020 Workshop in October.
Comment Period Opens for Securing Our Children’s Future Bond Act Grants
The deadline to submit comments is Feb. 14, 2020.
Video Interviews with Student Winners of the STEAM Tank Challenge
All nine winning teams were interviewed.
Asked & Answered: 7 Things Board Members Should Know about Robert’s Rules of Order
Learn how Robert's Rules can help your meeting run smoothly.
New NJSBA/Fortune Consulting Agreement and Upcoming Webinar
To learn more about how NJSBA TEC can help put money back into the classroom, register for a free webinar on Jan. 22.
NJSBA Position Announcement
The NJSBA is hiring a labor relations consultant/negotiator to provide individualized services, programs and training to meet the needs of local school boards.
County Scenes: Camden-Gloucester, Cape May, Salem-Cumberland, and Burlington
Presentations and awards for six southern New Jersey counties.
NJSBA Interview with Kathy Goldenberg, President, State Board of Education
The State Board addresses issues such as student achievement, assessments, and social-emotional learning.
County Scene: Sussex
A panel of experts discussed important educational issues with members of the Sussex County School Boards Association.