School Board Notes
New Jersey's weekly education report offers up-to-date information on legislation, court decisions and other developments affecting school districts.
July 28, 2020 • Vol. XLIV No. 4
NJSBA Offers Sample Policy on Remote Learning Option
The policy was compiled to help districts comply with recent guidance from the NJDOE on full-time remote learning for the 2020-2021 school year.
CDC Releases New Guidelines on School Reopening
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released updated guidelines on July 23 strongly encouraging students to physically return to school this fall.
Legislative Update: School Nurse Consultant, Student Depression Screening Bills Headed to Assembly Vote
The Assembly Education Committee also held discussions on school reopening; NJSBA's Mike Vrancik testified on behalf of boards of education.
SEC Rules Board Member Violated Code of Ethics Confidentiality with 'Reply All' Email
The board member replied to all in an email that included not only the board, but also the parent who brought a complaint to the board.
New in NJSBA School Restart Center: Virtual-Only Option, Revised CDC Guidelines, Resources from NASP
New additions to NJSBA’s COVID-19/School Restart Center include information on the state’s virtual-only instruction option, and offerings from the National Association of School Psychologists.
Education Matters: Superintendents Discuss the Challenges of Reopening
Superintendents from Ocean and Bergen counties talk about their plans for reopening schools.
This Week on NJSBA’s Virtual Programs
Topics covered in this week's programs include special education, STEAM education, and Google tools.