September 19, 2023 • VOL. XLVII NO. 8
Joseph Nappi, a social studies teacher at Monmouth Regional High School, has been named the 2023-2024 New Jersey State Teacher of the Year, the New Jersey Department of Education recently announced.
Individuals who are interested in providing public testimony must register for one of the meetings in advance. The deadline to register is Sept. 29.
The latest "Up Close" feature highlights Dr. Karen Cortellino, a longtime member of the Montville Township Board of Education and the president of the New Jersey School Boards Association.
Climate Week runs from Sept. 17 through Sept. 24, providing an opportunity for the public to learn about the impacts of climate change and actions that can be taken to become more resilient.
Providing a forum for learning, networking and teamwork, this conference will inspire attendees to stay informed and empower them to make a positive impact in their districts.
Hotel reservations must be handled by your school business administrator. The deadline to secure and pay for rooms under the discounted housing block is this Friday, Sept. 22.
The Workshop 2023 mobile app is now live! Visit the Apple App Store or Google Play Store and search “NJSBA Workshop 2023.”
The New Jersey School Boards Association will host a mandated training day this Saturday, Sept. 23, 2023. This program will be offered both virtually and in-person.
The nearly $199 million in funding -- including more than $8.6 million awarded to New Jersey Department of Education's Office of Special Education -- for the Pathways to Partnerships innovative model demonstration project supports collaborative partnerships to help individuals with disabilities.
Public Schools, Education Agencies Eligible to Apply for $250K Grant Opportunity to Support Youth Mental Health
Eligible applicants must be a New Jersey-based agency such as a private, nonprofit health or social service agency with a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) tax exempt status; local health department; public school; or education agency.
The latest actions are part of the U.S. Department of Education's "Raise the Bar: Lead the World" effort to transform education and bring parents, teachers, community leaders and students together around what truly works to advance educational equity and excellence.
The final report must be submitted by Oct. 20, 2023. Any delay in the submission will negatively impact the state’s ability to close out ARP IDEA obligations within the prescribed timeframe.
The strategies are organized around the four pillars from the Strengthening Youth Mental Health playbook.
The New Jersey Department of Education recently updated a summary of statutory requirements in school health services as well as available resources.
Education Law Center recently welcomed three individuals whose nationally recognized work is indispensable in the pursuit of education justice to its board of trustees.
How to Comply with Requests for Student Information from Military Recruiters, Institutions of Higher Education and Prospective Employers
All LEAs receiving assistance under ESEA must comply with requests for the names, addresses, electronic mail addresses and telephone numbers of secondary school students made by military recruiters, recruiters from institutions of higher education or prospective employers.
Local educational agencies are encouraged to participate in the Governor’s Educator of the Year program to honor the hardworking teachers and educational services professionals for their dedication to students and to the profession.
The New Jersey Department of Education recently issued an advisory to facilitate enrollment processes for students displaced by natural disasters.
The New Jersey Department of Education recently issued an advisory to ensure that all local education agency personnel are aware of federal and state laws that prohibit denying the enrollment of students in the public schools based on immigration status.
The act requires schools to immediately enroll children experiencing homelessness, including unaccompanied children and youths who are awaiting immigration proceedings while residing in local communities with a family member, or other appropriate adult sponsor.
The New Jersey Department of Education has updated the model concussion policy and fact sheet for student athletes, according to an advisory.