Voters in 15 New Jersey school districts went to the polls on Tuesday, Oct. 2 to decide whether to approve $345,151,604 in construction projects. Proposals were on the ballot in 15 districts in 10 counties.
The New Jersey School Boards Association (NJSBA) released a report Tuesday night containing 69 recommendations to improve educational opportunities for students who plan to enter the workforce immediately after graduating from high school.
New guidelines on how to protect transgender students were sent to school districts Thursday by the NJDOE, reinforcing protections concerning use of restrooms and locker rooms.
The Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit recently ruled that a school district did not force a building principal to resign after she had been charged with driving under the influence.
Commissioner of Education Dr. Lamont O. Repollet will address the state of education in New Jersey on Wednesday, Oct. 24 at 11 a.m. during Workshop 2018. The commissioner’s presentation will take place in the Investor's Bank Theater on the exhibit floor.
Lower health care premiums have been approved for the School Employees Health Benefits Plan (SEHBP) for the 2019 plan year beginning on Jan. 1. Premiums for active employees will decline by 1.1 percent, while the cost of coverage for both early and Medicare-eligible retirees will also go down.
Teachers’ average percent increases are trending back up at a slow, but steady, pace. Currently, the average increase statewide is 2.90 percent.
Photos of school board associations meetings in Cumberland, Salem, Essex, Sussex and Hudson counties. Dennis DeGroat of the Stillwater BOE was honored for 30 years of service.
The New Jersey School Boards Association’s Executive Committee will meet at 1 p.m. at the NJSBA Headquarters, 413 West State Street, Trenton, on Oct. 15, 2018.
The NJSBA Delegate Assembly Handbook, consisting of all materials relevant to the meeting, will be mailed Oct. 19, 2018 to all preregistered delegates, alternates or other board members serving as delegates. Districts must register their delegate, alternate or other board member serving as delegate by Oct. 19 for the handbook to be mailed to their homes.