November 1, 2022 • VOL. XL NO. 12
Voters in 18 school districts will act on ballot proposals seeking approval to do one or more of the following: to increase the local tax levy above the state’s 2% tax levy cap, to issue construction bonds, or to change the composition of the local school board.
Legislative Update: Assembly Sends School Security Bill to Governor; Senate Education and Transportation Committees Advance Various Education Measures
Last week was a busy one in the Legislature, with the General Assembly holding a voting session and giving final legislative approval to a bill designed to assist law enforcement in responding to school emergencies and the Senate Education Committee and Senate Transportation Committee considering other measures.
The New Jersey Department of Education invites New Jersey school districts to nominate graduating seniors for the United States Presidential Scholars Program, according to an advisory.
Sustainable Jersey announced the recipients of the 2022 Sustainable Jersey for Schools awards and also honored 158 schools that achieved Sustainable Jersey for Schools certification in 2022 at Workshop 2022.
The Atlantic City School District and the Bridgeton City School District have something to celebrate: Both were announced as being recipients of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean School Bus Program rebate competition.
The “We (Heart) Veterans Pin Design” challenge is back for its second year, inviting 4-12th grade students to put their 3D design skills to the test to show their appreciation for U.S. veterans.
The Fairfield Township Board of Education is mourning the death of one of its members, Mattie K. Peterson, who died Oct. 13, surrounded by family at home. She was 42 years old.