November 3, 2021 • Vol. XLV No. 12
Voters in nine school districts acted on ballot proposals, ranging from construction bond issues, and requests to increase the local tax levy above the state’s 2% cap, to proposed changes in the local school board composition.
The New Jersey Department of Education has announced that 16 school districts would receive $37 million in stabilization aid.
On Wednesday, Oct. 27, Gov. Phil Murphy and the N.J. Division of Local Government Services announced that applications are now being accepted for the next round of Local Efficiency Achievement Program grants.
The board member who was the subject of the complaint issued an endorsement for four of his fellow board members.
Dr. Lawrence S. Feinsod, NJSBA executive director, presented a resolution honoring Southampton School No. 1 in Vincentown, New Jersey, as it celebrates 100 years of educating children.
New Jersey students from preschool to grade 12 are encouraged to participate in the “Hope, Healing and Resilience Through the COVID 19 Pandemic” art installation project, which is spreading positive messages.
The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services recently released two new Q&As to help schools safely welcome children with disabilities back to school amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Delegates, as well as nonvoting board members and guests, can now register to attend on the NJSBA website.
On Oct. 27, Gov. Phil Murphy signed S-3881, which extends the deadlines associated with annual audit reports for the 2020-2021 school year.
The New Jersey School Boards Association’s Attorney of the Day program has a new dedicated phone line. The phone number is 609-278-5279.