October 27, 2020 • Vol. XLIV No. 16
NJSBA urges boards of education to contact their state senators and ask them to vote "no" on S-2843, often referred to as the "coaches bill."
Workshop 2020 featured more than 100 training sessions, a virtual exhibit floor with nearly 140 booths, three keynote speakers and special student-centered programs on all three nights.
Three districts are asking voters for permission to exceed a 2% cap on tax-levy increases, and a change in the annual school election date is on the ballot in two districts.
Among its recommendations, the report calls for the NJDOE to conduct research on what students learned during the shutdown and fund a strategic plan to address learning loss.
Legislative Update: Assembly Committee Addresses Social Justice Issues; Senate Committee Advances COVID-19 Measure
A legislative committee also took action concerning the Amistad Commission.
Practicing school board attorneys will share research and their own experiences while addressing the latest court decisions, administrative rulings, statutes and codes that affect public education and school district governance.
The Interim Commissioner of Education determined that a retired teacher was not entitled to be immediately returned to service, but she did retain the right to be restored to her former position, or a comparable one, should it become available in the district.
Eligible districts can take advantage of available funding, but they need to act soon.
Written comments are due by Nov. 18.
The remote meeting will begin at 1 p.m. on Nov. 4.
Handbooks for the Nov. 21 Delegate Assembly will be mailed next week.
Jackie was honored for her distinguished service as the long-time "face of the NJSBA."
The meeting is scheduled to take place at 7 p.m. on Nov. 13.