School Board Notes
New Jersey's weekly education report offers up-to-date information on legislation, court decisions and other developments affecting school districts.
June 11, 2019 • Vol. XLII No. 44
State Board Nominates Former Moorestown Board Member as New President
At its June 5 meeting, the State Board heard updates and took various actions, including nominating a new president and making personnel appointments at the NJDOE.
June 18 is Deadline to Provide Input on School Security Projects and the Securing Our Children’s Future Bond Act
The NJDOE and the N.J. Schools Development Authority are seeking input from education stakeholders.
NJDOE Extends Graduation Assessment Requirements
On June 5, NJDOE updated the high school graduation assessment requirements for the classes of 2019, 2020, 2021, and 2022.
Lower Court Ruling on Increment Withholding Stands
On June 3, the New Jersey Supreme Court declined to review a lower court ruling that raises implications for boards wishing to implement increment withholdings against sub-par employees.
County Scenes: Bergen, Sussex
Board members from Bergen and Sussex counties were honored recently for earning Board Member Academy certifications, and for their years of service.
Asked and Answered: What Happens if a New Contract Isn’t Agreed Upon by the End of the School Year?
Worried that your board may not reach a new collective negotiations agreement before the school year ends? NJSBA’s labor relations experts explain the ramifications.
Monthly Minute: May 2019
A look back at New Jersey's education news for May, including a tribute to a board member who has served more than 50 years.
School Leader Awards Nomination Deadline is June 21
The School Leader Awards showcase creative programs from New Jersey schools.
NJSBA Holds School Security Program
Photographs from NJSBA's fourth annual School Security Conference, held June 7.
Applications for Governor's STEM Scholars Program Due June 14
The program, designed to immerse high-achieving STEM students in grades 10 through the doctoral level in the STEM economy, is accepting applications for the 2019-2020 class.