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 9, 2022 • VOL. XL NO. 13
Gov. Phil Murphy Meets with Education Group
On Wednesday, Nov. 2, Gov. Phil Murphy met with members of the LEE Group, a group of New Jersey educational organizations. Among the attendees were Irene LeFebvre, president of the New Jersey School Boards Association; and Dr. Timothy Purnell, NJSBA's executive director.
Highlights from NJSBA’s Board of Directors Meeting
The New Jersey School Boards Association’s board of directors met in-person and virtually on Friday, Nov. 4, 2022. President Irene LeFebvre presided over the meeting from the Association’s headquarters in Trenton.
NJSBA Video Honor's Calvin Back's 60 Years of Board Service
Leaders in education share their admiration for Calvin Back, who has served on the Middle Township Board of Education for 60 years, including 30 years as president, in a New Jersey School Boards Association video.
Governor Signs Legislation Expanding Access to STEM Education
Signed amid a nationwide teacher shortage, the law – S-2563 – will incentivize public school STEM teachers to participate in the program and ensure that nonpublic school students have access to STEM education.
It’s Time to Review Your 2022 Every Student Succeeds Act Accountability Profiles
The New Jersey Department of Education announced in an advisory the opening of the embargo period for local educational agency and school leads to access and review their 2022 Every Student Succeeds Act Accountability Profiles.
NJSDA and NJDOE Announce $350M Grant Program for Regular Operating Districts
Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation on June 30 that includes a direct appropriation of $350 million to the New Jersey Schools Development Authority to provide funding for grant projects in regular operating districts.
NJSDA and NJDOE Announce $75M Grant Program for Emergent and Capital Maintenance Needs
New Jersey’s fiscal year 2023 budget includes a direct appropriation of $75 million to the New Jersey Schools Development Authority to provide funding for projects related to emergent and capital maintenance needs.
Howell Board of Education Earns Carole E. Larsen Master Board Award
The Howell Township Board of Education was presented with the prestigious Carole E. Larsen Master Board Award at the Nov. 3 meeting of the Monmouth County School Boards Association.