March 9, 2021 • Vol. XLIV No. 34
New Jersey is also number one in pre-school enrollment.
The Spring Education Symposium will feature more than 40 online sessions.
Legislative Update: Education Committee Advances Regionalization Bill, Measures to Address COVID-Related Learning Gaps
A bill to establish a 16-member Student Mental Health Task Force also advanced.
The bill co-sponsored by Sen. Gopal includes no mandate for any school district to regionalize. Rather, the bill contains incentives for districts to consider regionalization.
The SEC has provided an option for board members who may wish to complete ethics forms in a paper format.
The state Health Department said the change was made after President Biden said he wanted every teacher to get at least the first vaccine shot before the end of March.
Up to $35,000 may be awarded to provide underserved communities with critical updates.
Five-minute student films will be shown at 9:30 a.m. in Asbury Park.
Fewer than 10% of the state's students have taken the optional tests.
The conference will provide participants with educational programming, keynote addresses and networking opportunities.
NJSBA was advised that New Jersey does not have a large enough supply of vaccine to support schools as vaccination sites.
Petitions must be filed with the NJSBA executive director and received no later than March 31.
The group honors prominent New Jerseyans who have made important contributions to society.
The NJSBA has awarded a competitive contract to Diligent, doing business as BoardDocs, to offer Public Schools Governance Platform and Online Policy Manual Services.
Mr. DeMarco, 82, served as vice president for legislation/resolutions for the New Jersey School Boards Association.