September 12, 2023 • VOL. XLVII NO. 7
School projects were identified by need, such as essential building systems upgrades like the repair or replacement of structural components, mechanical/heating and cooling, and electrical systems; building roofs; and to resolve building code issues.
The agenda for the School Ethics Commission’s meeting Aug. 22, 2023, included the review of three ethics complaints pursuant to the SEC’s previous regulations; the adoption of seven decisions; and the removal of Advisory Opinion A01-01 from the SEC’s website.
An in-district orientation can go a long way toward helping new board members understand how their board operates.
The NJDOE selected LEAs through a competitive grant process that targeted communities with higher levels of poverty that also had insufficient staffing according to the National Association of School Psychologists, the American School Counselors Association and the School Social Work Association of America.
Dr. Angelica Allen-McMillan, the acting commissioner of education, announced the Lighthouse Districts award recipients.
The New Jersey School Boards Association will host its annual Labor & Employment Summit on Thursday, Sept. 28, 2023, from 9 a.m. until 2:30 p.m.
Registration for the Fall School Law Forum is separate from that of Workshop 2023 and must be handled by your school business administrator.
The New Jersey School Boards Association has released an update to its Critical Policy Reference Manual, File Code 4151.1/4251.1, which includes amendments based upon the new law.
The NJSBA has released an update to Critical Policy Reference Manual, File Code 5131.5, which includes amendments based upon the new threat assessment team law.
NJDOE Issues FAQ Document with Troves of Information on Managing COVID-19 and Other Infectious Diseases
The FAQ document answers a variety of questions related to how schools, early care and education programs and youth camps should manage infectious disease and prevention strategies, including steps specific to COVID-19.
The New Jersey Department of Education recently announced in an advisory when local educational agencies can expect to receive individual student reports for the Spring 2023 New Jersey Student Learning Assessments.
Principals of public high schools, middle schools and the upper grades of K-8 schools (6-8 grades), must identify and submit a school representative’s contact details to the NJ4S Information System to apply for evidence-based prevention programs and brief counseling interventions through the portal.
In New Jersey, about 400,000 children receive free or reduced-price breakfast and lunch, and nationwide, nearly 30 million children participate in the National School Lunch Program — 10.1 million more children than before the pandemic.
The New Jersey School Boards Association’s board of directors meeting is scheduled for Friday, Sept. 22, 2023, at 7 p.m. The meeting will be held in-person and remotely.