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 30, 2021 • Vol. XLV No. 16
$173M Could Be in Play as Maintenance of Equity Provision Comes Under Scrutiny
Aid cuts to certain districts and charter schools in New Jersey’s 2022 budget violate the maintenance of equity provision in the American Rescue Plan Elementary and Secondary School Relief Fund, according to the U.S. Department of Education.
New Jersey Department of Education Names 2021 National ESEA Distinguished Schools
The Woodrow Wilson Community School of Bayonne School District in Hudson County and School Number 5 of the Linden Public School District, Union County, were named 2021 National Elementary and Secondary Education Act Distinguished Schools.
Apply for Title I Funded Schoolwide Program Status to Leverage Federal Funds
Transitioning to a schoolwide program allows a district to use Title I funds to improve academic achievement and enables a school to more effectively leverage federal funds to upgrade its educational program.
Deadline Extended to Dec. 23 to Participate in the STEAM Tank Challenge
You still have time to encourage students to apply science, technology, engineering, arts and math to solve big problems by participating in the 2022 STEAM Tank Challenge.
Framework for the Future: NJSBA 2022-2024 Strategic Plan Approved
On Nov. 19, the New Jersey School Boards Association’s board of directors formally approved “Framework for the Future,” NJSBA’s Strategic Plan for 2022-2024.
'Education Matters' Highlights Communication Tips for School Districts
Two communications professionals recently shared best practices on how New Jersey school districts can communicate better with the community on “Education Matters,” NJSBA's popular video series.
Morris County School Boards Association Members Gather at Meeting
Morris County School Boards Association members enjoyed a moment together at their Nov. 18 meeting.
Get Insights on Transitioning Your School Vehicle Fleet to Electric
Sustainable Jersey will hold a free webinar, Wednesday, Jan. 26 on “Funding for Transitioning Fleets to EVs.”