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 8, 2021 • Vol. XLIV No. 47
Gov. Murphy Signs Legislation to End COVID Public Health Emergency
The governor announced last month that after the 2020-2021 school year, portions of an executive order allowing remote learning will be rescinded. Schools will be required to provide full-day, in-person instruction, as they were prior to the pandemic.
NJSBA: Don’t Remove Incentives to Keep Solar Energy Growing at New Jersey’s Schools
The proposal under consideration at the BPU would thwart efforts of school districts to reduce operating costs and save taxpayers money.
The Emergency Connectivity Fund: What School Districts Should Know
Answers provided to 38 questions from webinar participants.
Special June 10 Facebook Live Event: N.J. Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Cell (NJCCIC)
This Facebook Live session will provide vital information and free resources to ensure school computer data and networks remain resilient to ransomware, distributed denial of service, malware, phishing, credential compromise, and unauthorized access.
New Digital Badge Recognition for School Board Members
In the first two weeks of the program, board members accepted 472 digital badges.
Commissioner Upholds Board’s HIB Process and Provides Guidance
The commissioner adamantly disagreed with the judge, finding no procedural defects by the district.
Obituary: Former NJSBA Board Member of the Year, Helen Kirsch, Devoted 38 Years to Public School Students
Ms. Kirsch earned Master Board Member Certification and served on the NJSBA board of directors.