October 19, 2021 • Vol. XLV No. 11
On Tuesday, Oct. 19th, the Joint Committee of the Public Schools convened a hearing to receive testimony from various invited guests on the issue of school reopening.
Voters in at least nine school districts will act on ballot proposals seeking approval to increase the local tax levy above the state’s 2% tax levy cap, issue construction bonds, or change the composition of the local school board.
New Jersey school board candidates were given the chance to share their views about arts education with voters in their district in a survey conducted by Arts Ed NJ, a nonprofit organization that provides a unified voice for arts education, information, policy and advocacy in New Jersey.
The latest issue of School Leader magazine is online and features a timely article on strategies for handling contentious school board meetings.
NJSBA’s anthology on the basics of board membership is now available electronically for free to members.
The upcoming annual NJSBA Workshop includes several sessions that will provide school district leaders with opportunities to hone their communication skills.
Arts Ed NJ recently released guidance to assist school administrators and arts educators in the planning of indoor fall performances.
The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights and the U.S. Department of Justice jointly issued a fact sheet to support students with mental health disabilities, their families, and their schools in the era of COVID-19.
The U.S. Department of Education released a new resource: Supporting Child and Student Social, Emotional, Behavioral and Mental Health.