School Board Notes
New Jersey's weekly education report offers up-to-date information on legislation, court decisions and other developments affecting school districts.
November 19, 2019 • Vol. XLIII No. 16
Committees Approve Meal Legislation, Task Force on School Discipline and Other Education Bills
School bus safety measure also released.
Arbitrator Rules Contractual Temporary Leave Must be Extended to Parents of Foster Child
At issue was whether a parent could be granted contractual leave to care for a foster child.
Meet Judy Bassford, New Jersey’s School Board Member of the Year
The new board member of the year discusses what it takes to be effective.
Video Interview with Kimberly Dickstein Hughes, Teacher of the Year
She discusses how she connected her students with what's going on in the world.
Conference Focusing on ‘Discipline and Special Education’ Scheduled for Dec. 13
When a child's behavior is impacted by a disability, it is imperative that adults understand how to respond in ways that will make the situation better and not exacerbate it.
Senate President Steve Sweeney Scheduled to Address Delegate Assembly on Nov. 23
Registration deadline for the event is at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 21.
Nominations are Now Being Accepted for the Governor's Educator of the Year Program
Principals are encouraged to nominate exceptional educators in their schools.
County Scenes: Mercer, Somerset and Union
Later school start times were among the topics discussed.
Linwood BOE Receives Board Certification
Achievement recognized at Atlantic County School Boards Association meeting.