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 16, 2020 • Vol. XLIII No. 45
In a Cautious Move Forward, NJSIAA Says Student Athlete Workouts Could Begin July 13
School sports workouts will be strictly regulated to protect student athletes from the coronavirus.
State Guidelines for Resuming In-Person Special Ed Services ‘Insufficient’ to Protect Students, Group Says
The state’s new standards aren't specific enough to safely guide reopening indoor programs for children with severe disabilities, said Dr. Howard Lerner, chair of the joint council of special services districts.
Legislative Update: Bills on Student Athlete Physicals, Anti-Hazing, and Electronic Construction Procurement Move Forward
The state Senate passed a bill that would allow a student athlete who has not completed a physical exam to participate in school-sponsored sports.
Confronting the Challenges Schools Face to Reopen Safely in the Fall
In a video interview, David Aderhold, superintendent of the West Windsor-Plainsboro School District, raises questions about plans to open schools in the fall.
NJSBA’s Virtual Workshop 2020 Seeks Innovative Leaders Making a Difference in Public Education
Submit a video as part of an application to make a presentation at the Virtual Workshop Conference taking place this year from Oct. 20 through Oct. 22.
This Week’s NJSBA Facebook Live Events Focus on I-STEAM and Wellness
How does your garden grow? Find out Wednesday during a Facebook Live event. If you miss the program, watch an archived, recorded version.
Webinar: The New Era of Distributed Workforce
Learn how to effectively interview and hire administrators, teachers, counselors and other staff online.
District Need Not Pay Tuition to Send Student to High School Not Covered by Agreement
Because a parent enrolled a child in a dance program at a high school not covered by a sending-receiving agreement, the court said the parent must pay the tuition bill.
NJSBA’s Virtual Delegate Assembly Scheduled to Be Held June 27
Delegates will need a smartphone or computer to vote.
2020 School Leader Awards: Addressing Challenges of Remote Learning
Entries must be received by 4:30 p.m. on June 26.
Advertisement for Proposals for Offering Technology and Cybersecurity Software and Hardware Products and Services for the NJSBA
Bids will be unsealed and read in public both through video conference and by telephone at 2 p.m. on July 1, 2020.