School Board Notes
New Jersey's weekly education report offers up-to-date information on legislation, court decisions and other developments affecting school districts.
September 15, 2020 • Vol. XLIV No. 11
Legislative Update: Governor Signs State School Nurse Consultant Bill and an Anti-Subcontracting Measure; Senate Education Committee Meets
Six bills, including a measure easing substitute teacher requirements, were approved by committee.
During Budget Hearing, NJDOE Questioned about Students’ Lack of Internet Access
Interim commissioner says 193,000 students don't have the devices they need to participate in virtual learning.
Education During a Pandemic Is a Key Feature of NJSBA’s Virtual Workshop 2020
Register for the Virtual Workshop and gain access to training and program content for an entire year.
Board’s Decision Upheld in HIB Hearing; Discretion to Make Subjective Ruling Clarified
The commissioner clarified that a board of education has discretion to make sometimes subjective determinations in harassment, intimidation, and bullying (HIB) hearings.
NJSBA Deputy Executive Director/Communications Director to Retire
Association leaders praise long and distinguished career.
Virtual Training: STEM at Home; District Esport Leagues; Protection from Cyberattacks
Facebook Live events and webinars offer free information and training.
NJSBA Training Programs and Meetings to Stay Virtual Through Jan. 1
The NJSBA will not sponsor any in-person events for the rest of the year.
State Board Clarifies Special Ed Regulations
The education commissioner announced the release of a virtual learning toolkit to assist families and schools.
NJSBA Legislative Committee Meets
More than 60 members of the NJSBA Legislative Committee met virtually on Saturday, Sept. 12.