Three advisory opinions intended to clarify the school ethics landscape in New Jersey, by addressing the issue of board member conflicts of interest, were released by the School Ethics Commission (SEC).
October 10, 2017 • Vol. XLI No. 10
The State Board of Education honored 2017-2018 New Jersey State Teacher of the Year Amy T. Andersen, an Ocean City High School teacher of American Sign Language, at its October meeting.
NJSBA Executive Director Dr. Lawrence S. Feinsod led a presentation on Future Ready Schools – NJ, and the Future Ready Schools certification process, at the October meeting of the State Board of Education.
The State Board of Education honored the state Teacher of the Year, heard presentations on Future Ready Schools – N.J. and other topics, and took action on pending regulatory proposals at its October meeting.
NJSBA is hosting three regional programs designed to provide important information for new and not-so-new board members. NJSBA’s 3Rs: Roles, Responsibilities, and Resources will cover a variety of topics.
NJSBA Executive Director Dr. Lawrence S. Feinsod reflects on the importance of character education, and two keynote speakers who will discuss it, at Workshop 2017.
Professional athletes have been making headlines for “taking a knee” on the NFL sidelines during the National Anthem. May student-athletes take similar action? How does the First Amendment apply? NJSBA's School Law Today explores the issue.
Interviews with the two major party candidates for New Jersey governor highlight NJSBA’s newest Monthly Minute
Junior Achievement of New Jersey’s (JANJ's) revised financial literacy curriculum -- Finance Park -- will be the focus of a special event at the organization’s Education Center in Edison on Oct. 18.
The Livingston school board was honored at a recent meeting of the Essex County School Boards Association for receiving Board Certification from the NJSBA Board Member Academy.
A Palisades Park school board member was recently honored with a 30-year service award during a meeting of the Palisades Park school board.
Nine of New Jersey's public schools earned the Blue Ribbon designation for high student achievement and quality programs, the U.S. Department of Education announced recently.
NJSBA and the New Jersey Association of School Business Officials have developed a sample resolution school boards may use if they wish to urge the state Department of Agriculture to allow continuation of the current “cost reimbursement” method for securing food service management.
The New Jersey School Boards Association is seeking to fill the position of counsel in the Department of Legal and Labor Relations Services.