June 22, 2022 • Vol. XLV No. 44
Both the Senate and General Assembly convened at the State House on June 16 and held voting sessions. A summary of the substance and status of any education-related proposal is included in this article.
The New Jersey Climate Change Education Hub, an online portal to connect K-12 educators to the resources they need to integrate climate change into their curriculum for all subject areas and grade levels, will be introduced during a Facebook Live session featuring leaders in education on Thursday, June 23, at 10 a.m.
Four seniors graduated from Coastal Preparatory High School in Middle Township on Thursday, June 16, which is one of only three high schools in the state that is designed to educate and support students who are in recovery from substance misuse.
The New Jersey School Boards Association is offering a special early-bird group rate of $2,100 for 25 team members. The regular group registration rate of $2,200 goes into effect Friday, July 1.
What safety and security training are public school districts and nonpublic schools required to provide and to whom?
The new law allows school districts that are participating in the program under an application that has been approved, and that have a state aid differential that is positive, to elect to receive state aid according to an alternative phase-out schedule that would reduce the magnitude of the districts’ state aid reductions.
Gov. Phil Murphy, Senate President Nicholas Scutari, and Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin announced June 22 that they have reached an agreement on a back-to-school sales tax holiday as a part of the fiscal year 2023 budget.
The New Jersey School Boards Association is sending out wishes for a very happy 99th birthday to Florence “Peggy” Saslow, who was named its Board Member of the Year in 2014.
You are encouraged to nominate a board member who you believe has been an outstanding trustee of public education. Nominations can be submitted by fellow board of education members, district administrators and staff and members of the community.
Dylan Visioli, a student filmmaker from Boonton School District, was honored at the Morris County School Boards Association’s meeting June 16 at Parsippany Hills High School.
‘Dear Colleague Letter’ Shares Tips to Support Social-Emotional Development, Mental Health in Young Children
On June 14, the Departments of Education and Health and Human Services issued a Dear Colleague Letter with four recommendations to equitably support the social-emotional development and mental health of young children.
This space will serve both as a reminder that our students used their talent and creativity in the wake of the pandemic and expressed positive messages of hope, healing, resilience and perseverance through visual art.
The Morris School District earned the Carole E. Larsen Master Board Certification, and the Washington Township Board of Education earned the New Jersey School Boards Association’s Board Certification at the Morris County School Boards Association’s June 16 meeting at Parsippany Hills High School.
The award was established to honor a local school board member who exemplifies Irene LeFebvre’s dedicated service as a board member, her leadership, commitment, and significant contributions to the education of students in Morris County.
The Rockaway Township Board of Education earned its Board Certification from the New Jersey School Boards Association at the Morris County School Boards Association’s June 16 meeting at Parsippany Hills High School.
The Montville Board of Education was honored with the Carole E. Larsen Master Board Certification at the Morris County School Boards Association’s meeting at Parsippany Hills High School June 16.
The Wharton Board of Education was awarded the Carole E. Larsen Master Board Certification at the Morris County School Boards Association’s June 16 meeting at Parsippany Hills High School.
The New Jersey School Boards Association is seeking a full-time county activities coordinator. This dynamic individual will join our team to provide leadership development through regional programming for local board of education members.
Resolutions stating proposed policy positions may be submitted by local boards of education, county school boards associations, the New Jersey School Boards Association’s Board of Directors and standing committees for consideration at the NJSBA’s meeting of delegates on Saturday, Nov. 19.
Nancy Helbourg, 47, a longtime teacher and a member of the Rockaway Township Board of Education, lost her battle with acute myeloid leukemia June 16.