New Jersey’s public school districts would see a $283.6 million increase in “formula aid” under Gov. Phil Murphy’s proposed 2018-2019 state budget. No school district would experience funding cuts under the plan.
March 13, 2018 • Vol. XLI No. 30
The Assembly Education Committee met on Monday, March 12 and released bills pertaining to public school temperature controls, panic alarms and student nutrition.
Responses to a School Board Notes survey on the national student walkout planned for March 14 shed light on the range of school district responses in New Jersey, from those who have scheduled educational events, to those who say they do not recognize it.
Educators, technology experts, school board members and others attended NJSBA’s fifth annual technology conference, held Friday, March 9.
Voters in five New Jersey school districts approved $105.7 million in school construction proposals in special elections held on Tuesday, March 13. In three other districts, proposals were rejected.
To address the growing opioid epidemic, the New Jersey School Boards Association on Friday, April 13 will host a conference designed to encourage schools and communities to collaborate on projects of prevention, intervention and treatment.
NJSBA will host a program, Intermediate School Law: Tenure Dismissal on Wednesday, April 11, at the New Jersey School Boards Association headquarters in Trenton.
More than 50 national education groups, including the National School Boards Association, have joined together to celebrate the achievements of public education during “Public Schools Week,” March 12-16.
The deadline -- March 30 -- is fast approaching for submissions for the 2018 Innovations in Special Education program, which recognizes exemplary programs and services for students with special needs.