School Board Notes
New Jersey's weekly education report offers up-to-date information on legislation, court decisions and other developments affecting school districts.
May 25, 2021 • Vol. XLIV No. 45
Legislative Update: Assembly Approves Special Education Bill and ‘Laura Wooten’s Law’
Bills also advanced that would allow students to be screened for depression, and retired school nurses to return to work during the pandemic without having to re-enroll in the pension system.
The Emergency Connectivity Fund: What School Districts Should Know
The NJSBA is sponsoring a 1 p.m. May 27 webinar to provide tips for a successful application for federal funds.
Sessions Announced for Public Relations Forum
Presentations will include advice on public speaking, using social media to build goodwill, and how to communicate effectively about COVID.
Call for Entries for NJSBA’s Annual School Leader Awards
The School Leader Awards will showcase creative programs and practices that New Jersey schools have used to address remote learning challenges created by the COVID-19 school closures.
American Rescue Plan (ARP) Funds Application and Update
NJDOE broadcast memo outlines how to apply for funds.
NJSBA President Named to the Boonton Town High School Hall of Fame
A former math teacher at Boonton Town High School, Irene LeFebvre has served on the local board of education for 26 years.
Passaic County School Boards Association Honors the Service of John Vander Molen
Mr. Vander Molen was praised for 46 years of dedication and service to public education.