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 22, 2021 • Vol. XLIV No. 49
Federal Funds Available June 29 for Technology Upgrades
The NJSBA urges districts to act quickly because the initial application window will remain open for just 45 days.
Governor Signs Bill Extending Special Education Benefits for 8,700 Students
NJSBA successfully sought amendments to make sure that mandates in the bill were funded.
Pandemic Voices: Calling for N.J. Student and Educator Video Submissions
Videos must be submitted by Friday, July 23.
OPRA Response Deadlines Return in Most Cases
The exception to the OPRA deadline regards record requests related to a district’s response to the pandemic.
NJSBA’s Annual School Leader Award Call for Entries
Entries must be received by 4:30 p.m., June 25, 2021.
Interim Data Shows Academic Performance Lagging; NJDOE Cautions Against Comparisons to Previous Assessments
The State Board nominated Kathy Goldenberg and Andrew Mulvihill to serve an additional year as president and vice-president, respectively. The board will hold officer elections at its July meeting.
Celebrating the Unsung Heroes and Heroines in Schools
Instead of holding the traditional in-person student programs, the NJSBA compiled videos honoring the achievements of the students.
Obituary: William J. Bruno, Former Member of the Freehold Regional Board of Education
The family will receive relatives and friends on Wednesday, June 23 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., and from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Buckley Funeral Home, 509 Second Ave. in Asbury Park.