School Board Notes
New Jersey's weekly education report offers up-to-date information on legislation, court decisions and other developments affecting school districts.
October 13, 2021 • Vol. XLV No. 10
New Jersey Department of Health Directive to Require Weekly COVID Data Reporting
New Jersey schools must provide weekly reports on COVID-19 infections among staff and students and immunization rates starting Oct. 26 to comply with an executive directive issued by the New Jersey Department of Health.
Voters Approve $52 Million in Spending Proposals
On Tuesday, Sept. 28, voters in four New Jersey school districts approved $52 million in school spending proposals.
NJDOE Releases Online Resources to Teach about Climate Change
School districts and educators can take advantage of extensive online resources to teach about climate change thanks to the New Jersey Department of Education.
State Board of Education Recognizes Principals Month, Tackles Bilingual Education
At its October meeting, the New Jersey State Board of Education passed a resolution recognizing October as National Principals Month and discussed regulations concerning bilingual education.
Full Virtual Workshop 2021 Agenda Released
School officials can begin gearing up for the New Jersey School Boards Association’s annual Workshop 2021 by reviewing its just-released conference agenda, featuring 100 training sessions.
Reminder: Deadline to Request a Hard Copy of Delegate Handbook Is Oct. 21
The NJSBA Delegate Assembly Handbook will not automatically be mailed to registrants. It will only be sent to those who request a hard copy by the Oct. 21 deadline.
NJSBA Executive Committee to Meet Nov. 3
In accordance with “The Open Public Meetings Act,” notice is hereby served of the regular meeting of the NJSBA Executive Committee, to be held Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2021.
NJSBA Issues a Call for Garden State Film Festival Entries
The New Jersey School Boards Association encourages students to submit entries to the Garden State Film Festival’s student submission category, “New Jersey Hometown Documentary Short."
Save the Date for Nov. 23 Virtual School Law Forum
The 2021 Virtual Fall School Law Forum will be Tuesday, Nov. 23, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.