May 16, 2023 • VOL. XLVI NO. 39
On Thursday, May 11, Assembly Education Committee Chair Pamela Lampitt announced the introduction of a package of bills intended to alleviate the ongoing teacher shortage in New Jersey.
Legislative Update: Assembly and Senate Committees Approve Teacher Shortage Bills; Governor Signs Nonresident Tuition Bill
May 11 marked a busy day for the state Legislature as six committees met to advance various pieces of legislation concerning PreK-12 education.
On May 15, the Biden-Harris Administration released updated guidance on the current state of the law concerning constitutionally protected prayer and religious expression in public schools.
The Workshop 2023 “call for proposals” deadline is June 15. The NJSBA is looking for engaging, creative and thoughtful submissions.
On Friday, June 9, experts in cybersecurity, threat assessments, school security, safety best practices and more will share their perspectives at the NJSBA's School Security & Safety Conference.
The New Jersey School Boards Association’s Spring School Law Forum is returning June 13, 2023. It will be held at the New Jersey Principals and Supervisors Association's FEA Conference Center in Monroe.
Tom Slater, formerly the risk communications director at the New Jersey Department of Health, will present an overview of the principles of communication during a crisis.
Father of Sandy Hook Victim Urges Barnegat Students to Be Leaders in 'Dylan's Wings of Change' Movement
Barnegat High School is embarking on a student-centered program to encourage empathy and connection. The initiative is part of a movement organized by a father who lost his young son in the Sandy Hook mass shooting.
The New Jersey Department of Education released the 2021-2022 New Jersey School Performance Reports on April 5, 2023. In a memo, it provided districts with some reminders and updates about the reports.
LEAs can reference the 2022-2023 PEA Application as a guide in advance of the official application release for the upcoming year.
The New Jersey State Board of Education approved the proficiency level cut score for the English language arts and mathematics components of the NJGPA, as well as the menu of alternative assessments and aligned cut scores.
NJDOL wants to be sure every school official, minor, parent and employer knows about the new process so that no one experiences a delay in obtaining working papers.
A 2022-2023 statement of assurance for lead drinking water testing and reporting is required to be submitted for all entities, including any entity that received an exemption approval.
Each year, the School Leader Awards showcase creative and effective programs and practices from New Jersey schools. If your school has a new and unique education program that addresses student learning and achievement, the NJSBA wants to hear from you.
Five students who go to school in New Jersey are among those recognized in the 59th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars.
The New Jersey School Boards Association is seeking a bookkeeper to join its team. The successful candidate will be responsible for handling the accounts payable processes of the organization and will also take on payroll duties.